Drivers seatbelt doesn't fully retract

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Re: Drivers seatbelt doesn't fully retract

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So I read this thread yesterday and set to with warm water and a bit of stardrops, I let it dry and sprayed the belt with some silicone spray that leaves almost no residue, result, the belt now fully retracts, ten minutes well spent.
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Re: Drivers seatbelt doesn't fully retract

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Just to update the thread as well, after close inspection I noticed a ton of gunk in the little area where the seatbelt retracts into. Grabbed my swiss army knife and carefully scraped it all off. Then sprayed some silicone spray on the belt and lo and behold, it flies back like new now!
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Re: Drivers seatbelt doesn't fully retract

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Probably some debris in the shoulder level support from all the retracting and not the actual reel housing then.
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Re: Drivers seatbelt doesn't fully retract

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Correct. There was a lot of debris in there which I cleaned and sprayed silicone spray on the belt. Works great now.