27.23. Seat belts

Seat belts are an effective remedy of protection of the driver and passengers from serious consequences of the road accident.

Seat belts are established on each seat of the car.
1 – Seat belt uvula;
2 – Seat belt lock;

3 – Button of opening of the lock;
4 – The button of the involving mechanism

Fastening by seat belts

To be fastened by belts, implant a uvula into the lock before click, without allowing at the same time twisting of a seat belt.

Do not fasten a seat belt of the child sitting on a lap the passenger.

For an otstegivaniye of a seat belt press the button 3 opening the lock.

When fastening a seat belt of forward sitting arrange a belt so that its top part passed through the middle of a shoulder.
For adjustment of provision of a seat belt use the button 4 of the involving device.


For no-failure operation of the mechanism of a tension observe purity of seat belts. At damage of buckles or the mechanism of a tension replace belts.

Belts which underwent severe stretching at accident should be replaced.

At influence of sunshine and chemicals the tape of a belt loses durability. When losing initial coloring (fading) the belt should be replaced.

Wash out belts only in weak soap solution. Before retraction of belts carefully dry them.

It is forbidden to process a belt band the chemical compositions, to tint them or to decolour. Structures will weaken a belt. The belt decoloured or weakened by the chemical compositions should be replaced.

Mechanism of a tension of a seat belt of forward sitting

The mechanism of a tension of a seat belt of forward sitting is intended for instant elimination of sagging of a seat belt in case of sudden head-on collision. The tension mechanism automatically works at head-on collision above a certain force. Collisions of smaller force, including side-winders and behind, will not lead to operation of the mechanism of a tension of a belt.