Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash

A crash can damage the safety belt system in the vehicle. WARNING
A crash can damage the safety belt system in the vehicle.

A damaged safety belt system may not properly protect the person using it, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. To help make sure the safety belt systems are working properly after a crash, have them inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible.

After a minor crash, replacement of safety belts may not be necessary.

But the safety belt assemblies that were used during any crash may have been stressed or damaged.

See your dealer to have the safety belt assemblies inspected or replaced.

New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the safety belt system was not being used at the time of the crash.

Have the safety belt pretensioners checked if the vehicle has been in a crash, or if the airbag readiness light stays on after you start the vehicle or while you are driving. See Airbag Readiness Light

    See also:

    Automatic Crash Response
    In a crash, built in sensors can automatically alert an OnStar advisor who is immediately connected to the vehicle to see if you need help. ...

    Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
    The vehicle may have a DVD Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) system. The RSE system works with the vehicle's infotainment system. The DVD player is part of the front radio. The RSE system includes ...

    Cooling System
    The cooling system allows the engine to maintain the correct working temperature. A. Engine Coolant Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Cooling Fans (Out of View) WARNING An electr ...