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09-09-40-001B Seat Belt Buckle Latching Issues and or Seat Belt Warning Lights Illuminated - (Jan 13 2012) - part 2

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If thecustomer declines to have parts replaced, the service department management must makea notation on the service record that the lack of functionality of seating positionwith an inoperative buckle was fully explained to the customer. The service departmentmanagement must advise customer that having a non-functioning buckle in a seatingposition voids ability to use that seating position (no one should ride in the seat).Also make the customeraware that it may be against the law to ride in a vehicle without wearing a restraintsystem.

If further restraint diagnosis is required, refer to Seat Belt System Operationaland Functional Checks in SI.

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