[200q20v] seatbelt squeak

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Dec 12 14:06:11 EST 2001

At 12:52 PM 12/12/2001 -0500, Phil Rose wrote:

>At 10:14 AM -0600 12/12/01, Brian Link wrote:
>>Has anyone figured out how to fix the seat belt clasp to stop squeaking?
>There seem to be two kinds of seat-belt-related squeaking. The
>metal-on-metal squeak of the clasp (?) in the anchor can be quieted
>for quite a while (weeks/months?) by application of a teflon
>containing lubricant (like I use to lube my bicycle chain). I apply
>it liberally to the belt clasp and then insert that several
>times--then wipe off the excess. Another squeak seems to come from
>the anchor rubbing against the side of the seat. Mainly a problem on
>my passenger seat. I've recall a suggestion to adhere a low-friction
>material (sheet of thin plastic?) to the side of the seat but haven't
>tried that.

Quick fix for materials squeaking when they rub together is some
talc.  More permanent might be some self-adhesive Velcro fuzzy part applied
to one side.

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