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Seat Belt Retractor


A Seat Belt Retractor refers to a mechanism the moves your seat belt out of the way when you un-buckle.

  • Seat Belts restrain the vehicle occupants if there is an accident/ After entering the car, the driver and passenger each fasten a lap or lap-and-shoulder belt. The belt then helps hold that person in the seat during a collision or rollover. 
  • Inertia-sensitive retractors lock the belt in place when an impact occurs.
  • The belt travels forward and out of the way when the door opens. In some cars with an airbag on only the driver's side. the seat belt for the front seat passenger automatically tightens in a crash. This will provide the passenger with additional protection