The seat belts are locked during
heavy acceleration or deceleration of
the vehicle holding the occupants in
the sitting position. Therefore the risk
of injury is considerably reduced.
Fasten seat belt before each trip.
not wearing seat belts endanger
their fellow occupants and
Seat belts are designed to be used by
only one person at a time.
system for damage, pollution and
by a workshop. After an accident,
have the belts and triggered belt
pretensioners replaced by a
Make sure that the belts are not
damaged by shoes or sharp-edged
objects or trapped. Prevent dirt from
getting into the belt retractors.
Seat belt reminder
Front seats are equipped with a seat
belt reminder, indicated for driver seat
as control indicator X in the
tachometer 3 70, and for front
passenger seat as control indicator
k in the Driver Information Centre
Belt force limiters
Stress on the body is reduced by the
gradual release of the belt during a
In the event of a head-on or rear-end
collision of a certain severity, the front
seat belts are tightened.
Incorrect handling (e.g. removal or
fitting of belts) can trigger the belt
Deployment of the belt pretensioners
is indicated by continuous illumination
of control indicator v 3 70.
replaced by a workshop. Belt
pretensioners can only be triggered
Do not affix or install accessories or
other objects that may interfere with
the operation of the belt