Seat belts

Front seat belts

Front seat belts

The front seat belts are fitted with a pretensioning and force limiting system.

This system improves safety in the front seats in the event of a front or side impact.

Depending on the severity of the impact, the pretensioning system instantly tightens the seat belts against the body of the occupants.

The pretensioning seat belts are active when the ignition is on.

The force limiter reduces the pressure of the seat belt on the chest of the occupant, so improving their protection.

Fastening

Pull the strap, then insert the tongue in the buckle.

Pull the strap, then insert the tongue in the buckle.

Check that the seat belt is fastened correctly by pulling the strap.

Unfastening

Press the red button on the buckle.

Guide the seat belt as it reels in.

Height adjustment

To adjust the anchorage point, squeeze the control A and slide it until you fi

To adjust the anchorage point, squeeze the control A and slide it until you fi nd a notch.

Front seat belt not fastened / unfastened warning lamp

When the ignition is switched on, this warning lamp comes on on the seat belt

When the ignition is switched on, this warning lamp comes on on the seat belt and passenger's front airbag warning lamps display, if the driver and/or the front passenger has not fastened their seat belt.

From approximately 12 mph (20 km/h) this warning lamp flashes for two minutes accompanied by an audible signal.

Once these two minutes have elapsed, this warning lamp remains on until the driver and/or the front passenger fastens their seat belt.

Seat belt not fastened / unfastened warning lamps display

1. Front and/or rear seat belts not fastened / unfastened warning lamp.

1. Front and/or rear seat belts not fastened / unfastened warning lamp.
2. Front left seat belt warning lamp.
3. Front right seat belt warning lamp.
4. Rear right seat belt warning lamp.
5. Rear centre seat belt warning lamp.
6. Rear left seat belt warning lamp.

The corresponding warning lamp 2 or 3 comes on in red on the seat belt and passenger's front airbag warning lamps display if the seat belt is not fastened or is unfastened.

Rear seat belts

The rear seats are each fitted with a three-point inertia reel seat belt with force limiter (with the exception of the centre rear seat).

Fastening

Pull the strap, then insert the tongue in the buckle.

Check that the seat belt is fastened correctly by pulling the strap.

Unfastening

Press the red button on the buckle.

Guide the seat belt as it reels in.

Seat belt unfastened warning lamp

This warning lamp comes on on the seat belt and passenger's front airbag warning

This warning lamp comes on on the seat belt and passenger's front airbag warning lamps display, when one or more rear passengers unfasten their seat belt.

From approximately 12 mph (20 km/h), this warning lamp fl ashes for two minutes accompanied by an audible signal.

Once these two minutes have elapsed, this warning lamp remains on until the one or more rear passengers fasten their seat belt.

Seat belt unfastened warning lamps display

When the ignition is switched on, with the engine running or when the vehicle

When the ignition is switched on, with the engine running or when the vehicle is moving at less than 12 mph (20 km/h), the corresponding warning lamps 4 , 5 and 6 come on in red for approximately 30 seconds, if the seat belt is not fastened.

When the vehicle is moving at more than 12 mph (20 km/h), the corresponding warning lamp 4 , 5 or 6 comes on in red, accompanied by an audible signal and a message on the multifunction screen, if a rear passenger has unfastened their seat belt.

that they are all restrained securely before setting off. The driver must ensure that passengers use the seat belts correctly and that they are all restrained securely before setting off.
Wherever you are seated in the vehicle, always fasten your seat belt, even for short journeys.
Do not interchange the seat belt buckles as they will not fulfi l their role fully.
The seat belts are fitted with an inertia reel permitting automatic adjustment of the length of the strap to your size.
The seat belt is stowed automatically when not in use.
Before and after use, ensure that the seat belt is reeled in correctly.
The lower part of the strap must be positioned as low as possible on the pelvis.
The upper part must be positioned in the hollow of the shoulder.
The inertia reels are fitted with an automatic locking device which comes into operation in the event of a collision, emergency braking or if the vehicle rolls over. You can release the device by pulling firmly on the strap and releasing it so that it reels in slightly.
In order to be effective, a seat belt must:

- be tightened as close to the body as possible,
- be pulled in front of you with a smooth movement, checking that it does not twist,
- be used to restrain only one person,
- not bear any trace of cuts or fraying,
- not be converted or modifi ed to avoid affecting its performance.
In accordance with current safety regulations, for all repairs on your vehicle, go to a qualified workshop with the skills and equipment needed, which a PEUGEOT dealer is able to provide.
Have your seat belts checked regularly by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop, particularly if the straps show signs of damage.
Clean the seat belt straps with soapy water or a textile cleaning product, sold by PEUGEOT dealers.
After folding or moving a seat or rear bench seat, ensure that the seat belt is positioned and reeled in correctly.
Recommendations for children Use a suitable child seat if the passenger is less than 12 years old or shorter than one and a half metres.
Never use the same seat belt to secure more than one person.
Never allow a child to travel on your lap.

In the event of an impact

Depending on the nature and seriousness of the impact , the pretensioning device may be deployed before and independently of the airbags. Deployment of the pretensioners is accompanied by a slight discharge of harmless smoke and a noise, due to the activation of the pyrotechnic cartridge incorporated in the system.
In all cases, the airbag warning lamp comes on.
Following an impact, have the seat belts system checked, and if necessary replaced, by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

    See also:

    Changing a wheel
    Procedure for changing a faulty wheel for the spare wheel using the tools provided with the vehicle. Access to the tools The tools are installed in the boot under the floor. To gain access to t ...

    Distance recorders
    The total and trip distances are displayed for thirty seconds when the ignition is switched off, when the driver's door is opened and when the vehicle is locked or unlocked. Total distanc ...

    Energy economy mode
    System which manages the duration of use of certain functions to conserve a sufficient level of charge in the battery. After the engine has stopped, you can still use functions such as the audio an ...