Replacing the seat belts in your car is a fun way to personalise the look of your vehicle. Coloured seat belts are a popular option for people looking for something unique and eye-catching. But before you buy new belts, it is important to know how to replace them and what the pros and cons are.
Replacing the belts in your car is doable if you are a bit handy and have the right tools and materials, and it can take some time, depending on the model of your vehicle.
Step-by-step guide to replacing the seat belts in your car:
- Buy new belts from a reliable supplier Make sure the belts you buy meet your vehicle's safety requirements and are suitable for your car's model. Take photos to be sure so you always know how to put it back on.
- Dismantle the belt tensioners from your car. This can be done by finding the attachment points and loosening the belt tensioners. This can vary from vehicle to vehicle, so it is wise to consult your car's manual or do a quick search on Youtube.
- After dismantling the belt tensioners, unroll your belt strap all the way and then you can remove the old belt strap and reinstall the new belt strap in exactly the same way.
- When the belt strap is placed in then assemble the entire belt tensioner back into the car. Check that everything is working properly and you have no error messages in your dashboard after dismantling the belt tensioners. The message should then be reset with a computer.
There are a few things to consider when considering buying coloured seatbelts.
First, you need to make sure that the coloured belts you buy meet the safety requirements of your vehicle. If the belts are not sturdy enough or do not work properly, it could lead to serious injuries in an accident.
Secondly, make sure you know what you are doing with in and out of your car belts. If you haven't mastered it don't do it yourself and have it done!