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I was just sitting in my car the other day when I had to grab something on the passenger side and undid my seatbelt. So, of course the chime starts yelling at me, but I ignore it for a minute or so and it stops. It made wonder if it was on a timer? To find out, I undid my seatbelt on my drive home yesterday.

First I noticed that I felt very uncomfortable in the car without the restraint. While I grew up in the 60's, before car seats or anyone really used seatbelts, I have worn one for the last 15 years or so. Also, it was when there where less than 300,000 people living in Vegas, not 1.8 million with cars. Well, after about 90 seconds the chime stops, and for the rest of the drive it stays off. So, while it is not for me nor is it recommended by me, it appears to be a way around it. But for me, I feel much more comfortable with the seatbelt on.
 

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I have the same "naked" feeling without seatbelt on.
Ever since I took my licence 28 years ago, I never drive without it.
 

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Thats odd. As I know everytime I place a heavy object on the passenger seat, my seat belt chime continues for as long as i drive.
 

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I have not tried this on the passenger side, but I know that it works on the driver side.
 

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Malibubimmer said:
Me, too. I have to buckle the groceries in.
Really? My briefcase/laptop (about 10lb total) causes no chimes.
 

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mister-e90 said:
hey tio, i was in LV about a month ago and visited Desert BMW, the guy told me there that they don't do discounts cuz they're in LV...is that true?
That's the first time I heard that quote.
 

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I have that passenger side chime problem as well--two six packs of beer(a good import, of course), a gallon of milk, etc. and the chime just keeps on going. I can't believe the damn thing has an auto cut-off on the DRIVER'S side! That's just nuts!
 

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In order to accurately duplicate his theory, you need to first have the seatbelt buckled in the passenger seat while driving, then unbuckle it.

Not just put something in the passenger seat and leave it unbuckled.

Someone give it a try.

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Nevervana said:
In order to accurately duplicate his theory, you need to first have the seatbelt buckled in the passenger seat while driving, then unbuckle it.

Not just put something in the passenger seat and leave it unbuckled.

Someone give it a try.

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Hi Nevervana. Where have you been? :)
 

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Making love to BigHats wife. :)

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