Seat Belt Related Problems of the 2012 Ford F-250

Table 1 shows one common seat belt related problems of the 2012 Ford F-250.

Table 1. Seat Belt related problems of Ford F-250

Problem Category Number of Problems
Seat Belt problems
Seat Belt problem #1

The contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250 sd. The contact stated that the rear center seat belt failed to retract. The occupant was able to secure out of place with the seat belt fastened. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the failure was unable to determine the failure. The mechanic stated that the seat belt would only retract when the brake pedal was depressed or an impact occurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 7,000.

Seat Belt problem #2

Tl- the contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250. The contact stated that the front driver side seat belt had malfunctioned and failed to retract when unbuckled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician adjusted the seat belt clip. However, the failure continued to occur. The contact indicated that while operating the cruise control and descending down a hill, the transmission would rapidly down shift reducing the speed and causing the passengers to lunge forward. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who made adjustments to a computer but the problem continued to occur. No further information was available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 115,000. Pam.

Seat Belt problem #3

There is no way to secure rear facing infant child seat into vehicle. No clips or rings to attach the carrier to. Seatbelt alone is not sufficient. Infant carrier is equipped with clips on both sides to attach to secure rings at base of seat. My Ford focus has clips for three rear facing sears. Why not the truck?.

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