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Old 04-22-2008, 09:21 PM   #1
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Cutting seat belt reminder wires under seat...?

I was wondering if anyone has done it... just cut the wires under the seat. I don thave any options in the harness other then the seat belt reminder. And was wondering if I just remove it, will the circuit stay open and ding all the time... if so can I just attach the wires to complete the circuit and fool it?


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Old 04-22-2008, 09:31 PM   #2
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Just wear your seatbelt
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And read your manual. It tells you how to disable it.
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ya good idea... but thats not why Im doing it... I have the intrerior gutted and insulating the floors with foam... so by taking away the harness I can run one clean piece up.... one less thing to cut around. And if I do end up putting in my 4 point harness, it wont matter anyways.

But thanks for taking the time to share an important safety tip with me and everyone else.
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:28 AM   #5
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And read your manual. It tells you how to disable it.
Well I would READ my manual if I wanted to "disable" it, but if you READ my post, I want to remove the wires where it meets the other bulk of wires running under the carpet.

Can someone answer me without a smarta** answer... my car is tore apart with no battery or else I would just try it and see what happens. Ive tore them out of other cars without issues, just want to make sure its the same with this car.
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If that information was provided in the first post, then you would have gotten more accurate answers. We were trying to save you from unnessecary work since we had to guess why you wanted to cut those wires.

IIRC, its just a pair of wires that get closed when you buckle your seatbelt. So, in theory, by connecting the two, should trick the computer into thinking that its buckled. Before you go cutting, I would disconnect it from the seat, and jump the wires in the harness to test.

(and I would think twice about using a race harness on the street)
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^^correct, if one were to just splice the wires together, im sure the seatbelt minder would be happy. that is if the harness only has 2 wires. if not, there is something else weird that ties into the ecu.


if the OP would have disclosed the fact the his/her car was torn apart with no interior/battery the above comments wouldnt have been needed.
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i disconnected both passenger and driver side harnesses for the seats. My airbag light is on in the dash now. I imagine that cutting them further would be no different than how mine are right now. the beeping from the seatbelt can be disabled via the instructions in the owner's manual.
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If that information was provided in the first post, then you would have gotten more accurate answers. We were trying to save you from unnessecary work since we had to guess why you wanted to cut those wires.
Saving me work? You didnt have to guess anything, I was asking a question, that if I cut them would the circuit remain open, like you said and the other guy it would, therefore the next step would be to connect them like you said.

I didnt say that I hate wearing my seat belt and therefore want to remove the wires... and I would have unplugged in and heard it beeping, but my car is tore apart. Which I didnt mention in the first post... I realize, but didnt think it would be relevant. I didnt think peoeple would waste time telling me to wear my seat belt... well guess what, I removed the air bags and air bag module as well... guess I should put those back for safety as well huh? Mind you having them blown on me before, Id much rather not. Agreed in certain circumstances they would help if not save my life... but they go off a lot more then they need to.

Anyways... I will wait till later to get rid of them, I went ahead and insulated around them and cut an access hole.
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Wow. We've got ourselves a feisty wittle Canuck. Wear your seatbelt little buddy. We don't want you get hurt in the case of an accident.
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