Belt height adjustment
Two anchorage points are provided in
the cab for the upper belt attachment.
This makes it possible to adapt belt to
I B 3 3 - 5 1 8
Three-point inertia reel belts*
The inertia reel belt gives complete free-
dom of movement when pulled slowly.
Sudden braking however will cause the
belt to lock.
The retractor mechanism will also lock
the belt when accelerating, driving down
steep gradients or cornering hard.
Putting belt on
Pull the tongue slowly and smoothly
across your chest and hips and push it
into the lock part fitted on the seat until
tongue engages audibly (pull to check).
The shoulder part of the belt must
run roughly across the centre of the
shoulder as shown - on no account
against the neck - and be firmly in
contact with the body.
The lap part of belt must always fit
tightly across the lap. Pull belt tight if
The belt must not be twisted.
The backrest of the front seats must
not be inclined too far to the rear as
otherwise the belts are no longer effec-
Belt warning device*
The belt for the driver has a warning de-
When the ignition is switched on, a buzzer
sounds to remind you to put the belt
on. The buzzer stops after about 5 se-
conds or when belt has been put on.
Taking belt off
To release the belt, press the orange-
coloured button in the lock. The tongue
will then spring out
Pass the tongue towards the door by
hand so that the retractor can roll the
belt up properly.
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