Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 14:43:45 -0700
From: Justin VanAbrahams <jvanabranopsamnet>
Subject: Re: Auto Shoulder Harnesses

Edwin Clawson wrote: > > The automatic shoulder harnesses in my 87 900s aren't working at all. I > think the motors might be burned out but I don't know what else to > check. They aren't mentioned in the fuse panel. My Haynes manual is no > help. Where should I check to see if they are indeed getting power? I'm > getting tired of having to duck and strap. > > Thanks in advance- > Ed The likely causes are either a failed ECU, which happened on some of the early (1987) models - could also be a screwed up microswitch on the inside of the track, or a screwed up relay, which is located under the rear seat. If it turns out to be a motor or an ECU, I have the ones I removed from my '88... but what I'd recommend if it turns out to be a serious problem is retrofitting manual belts. It takes about an hour and $200 in parts (used) to do it, and the old-style manual belts all drop right in... -Justin

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