Chevrolet Corvette 2003 Seatbelts

Sendron
0

Asked by Sendron Mar 04, 2011 at 04:18 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can someone tell me if the seatbelts are connected to the traction control system?  My driver side seat belt is locking up for no apparent reason

3 Answers

Joe Finis Sr.
795

I do not believe so. The seat belts have a dedicated lock system which normally uses weights etc. to determine locking, it sounds as though something has come loose/broken in the belt mechanism, but I highly doubt it has any relation whatsoever to the traction control.

Jason Zane
3,435

its quite g-force sensitive.. i've had mine lockup on me sometimes.

Chuck Minnard
105

Pull the retractor assembly out, look carefully in the mechanism for any foreign objects that might be fooling the inertia lock into thinking the car is decelerating - usually this is a swinging weight of some sort. Turn the seat belt retractor upside down, and unroll the entire belt a few times. When the retractor is in the original position,it should allow the belt to roll in and out properly. You may have to replace the retactor/belt assy.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Corvette
Looking for a Used Corvette in your area?
CarGurus has 11,063 nationwide Corvette listings starting at $3,900.
ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 870
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 760
#3 califcarson
califcarson
Reputation 560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
594 Great Deals out of 28,692 listings starting at $1,795
Used Ford Mustang"
1,048 Great Deals out of 25,761 listings starting at $1,329
Used Porsche 911"
162 Great Deals out of 3,212 listings starting at $12,995
Used Dodge Viper"
9 Great Deals out of 261 listings starting at $18,998
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class"
105 Great Deals out of 2,475 listings starting at $4,250
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,223 Great Deals out of 37,756 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW M3"
91 Great Deals out of 1,392 listings starting at $4,990
Used Porsche Boxster"
82 Great Deals out of 1,689 listings starting at $5,000
Used Jeep Wrangler"
994 Great Deals out of 45,468 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,557 Great Deals out of 170,549 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra"
16 Great Deals out of 286 listings starting at $5,500

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 1,513 listings starting at $51,995
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 377 listings starting at $31,999
2012 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 289 listings starting at $29,998
2011 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 313 listings starting at $25,995