Seatbelt lockup for 1985 Mercedes Benz 500 SEL

Asked by Jan 12, 2016 at 04:11 AM about the 1985 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class 500SEL Sedan

Question type: General

Seatbelt on drivers side keeps coming out
halfway and locking up  fell asleep at truck
stop in Cali and miraculously fixed itself.
Completely baffled.

5 Answers


Let us know if it happens again.

Best Answer Mark helpful

It happened again

I guess i didnt make that very clear. Im sorry. It fixed itself about 3 weeks ago and then happened again yesterday. Is stuck halfway as of this minute.


Might be time to replace the assembly/tensioner.

Wow. Thanks. Fantastic advice.

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