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Unread 08-06-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Default Seatbelt warning.

My focus has a sensor in my seat that can turn off the airbag depending on weight, but it also has the sensor where it knows there is weight in the seat and makes the seat belt light go on, and it dings CONSTANTLY. A lot of the guys I work with never wear the seat belt.. how can I shut the stupid thing up?

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A lot of the guys I work with never wear the seat belt.. how can I shut the stupid thing up?
Make them wear the seat belt!



Seriously, they save lives.

You could alter the wiring under the seat to "fool" the system to thinking no one is in the seat, but then when some one is, they are at risk of the airbag not working as intended.
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Either mod the wiring or go into the cars computer and shut it off.

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There's gotta be some sort of disabling feature. Check your owners manual.
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Make them wear the seat belt!



Seriously, they save lives.

You could alter the wiring under the seat to "fool" the system to thinking no one is in the seat, but then when some one is, they are at risk of the airbag not working as intended.
Heh yeah I sorta agree. The EASIEST way is to make them wear it or tell them no ride for them.
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We're talking carnies here, my work truck doesn't even have seat belts!!
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You could alter the wiring under the seat to "fool" the system to thinking no one is in the seat, but then when some one is, they are at risk of the airbag not working as intended.
Well, technically if they don't have a seat belt, an airbag will actually make matters worse.
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Well, technically if they don't have a seat belt, an airbag will actually make matters worse.
That's actually a major misconception, COULD is the more appropriate term, because most often the airbag is better than nothing at all, despite what that one splinter study shows, all the other studies tend to go the other way by a long shot

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