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Old 09-27-2012, 07:06 PM
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Seatbelt does not lay properly

I'm in an F10 535i xDrive loaner and I'm confused at how the seatbelt is not laying flat properly / naturally. It's almost as if it needs to be twisted in the buckle clasp for it to do so, and the factory did it wrong. Iíve also noticed that because of the way in which it lays, the passenger seat belt buckle clasp is annoyingly hitting the b-pillar when not in use. Has anyone noticed same / know what I'm referring to? Iíve seen this on other loaners as well!
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:14 PM
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About "passenger seat belt buckle clasp is annoyingly hitting the b-pillar" - yes, I have exactly the same.

It annoying, but doesn't really bother me - I just put it to the seat shoulder - then clasping is gone completely.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:56 PM
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I *HATE* this about my car.

I've tried to train my primary front seat passengers, but it's a useless effort.

Overall, very much a first world problem.
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Yesterday I noticed some noise too and it was seat belt, so finally I put on the seat belt with out passenger and the noise was gone.
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Just drape the passenger seat belt over the upper bolster area where it lays naturally. As shown in reply #2. On most other cars, the belt hangs between the seat and the pillar, and there's really nothing you can do about it. I'm not sure some of us realize how good we actually have it -- not just the seatbelts, but a lot of other things we might take for granted.
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No, it's that the buckle faces the opposite direction of your picture, which causes it to rattle against the b-pillar and otherwise not lay flat across your body when buckled (both front seats); nothing to do with it coming to a rest on the seat bolster. I've noticed this on a few loaners and mentioned it to my service advisor yesterday. Said there's been a complaint or two here and there, as some cars come from the factory like this, while others do not and that the they can easily flip the buckle, need beÖ
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Old 09-29-2012, 07:36 PM
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No, it's that the buckle faces the opposite direction of your picture, which causes it to rattle against the b-pillar and otherwise not lay flat across your body when buckled (both front seats); nothing to do with it coming to a rest on the seat bolster. I've noticed this on a few loaners and mentioned it to my service advisor yesterday. Said there's been a complaint or two here and there, as some cars come from the factory like this, while others do not and that the they can easily flip the buckle, need beÖ
Then just twist it they way you want. You can reverse it if you try. As far as the noise, just move the stopper higher. There is more space between the buckle and the side of the car if you move it higher.

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