Honda Accord: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners - Additional Information About Your Seat Belts - Driver and Passenger Safety - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners

For added protection, the front seat

For added protection, the front seat belts are equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners. When activated, the tensioners immediately tighten the belts to help hold the driver and a front passenger in position.

The tensioners can be activated during a collision in which the front airbags do not deploy. In this case, the airbags would not be needed, but the additional restraint could be helpful.

If the tensioner is activated, the SRS indicator comes on and the tensioner must be replaced.

    Lap/Shoulder Belt
    The lap/shoulder belt goes over your shoulder, across your chest, and across your hips. To fasten the belt, insert the latch plate into the buckle, then tug on the belt to make sure the buckl ...

    Seat Belt Maintenance
    For safety, you should check the condition of your seat belts regularly. Pull each belt out fully, and look for frays, cuts, burns, and wear. Check that the latches work smoothly and the belt ...

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