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How do I disconnect the automatic seat belt motor on my 90' Ford Tempo?


It makes a loud grinding

It makes a loud grinding noise everytime I turn on the ignition or open the door. Both the driver's and passenger's side doors have stuck their seat belts stuck and I can't afford to have the motor replaced.

I'm guessing you have a

I'm guessing you have a broken seat belt driving you nuts. 1.Remove the trim panel on the door to gain access to the door ajar switch. This is a single wire switch mounted on the door latch. The wire color is Dark Blue on the driver's side switch and Red on the passenger's side switch. Disconnect the wire from the switch and ground it to clean metal on the door. If the door ajar light comes on and the belt moves forward, the switch is defective. If the door ajar light does not come on and the belt does not move forward, either the door is not grounded or the switch wire is open. Try using an alternative ground. If the systems work now, reground the door and try again. If not, look for an open in the wire. If the wire is open, it is most likely at or near where it goes through the door.

I'm guessing you have a

I'm guessing you have a broken seat belt driving you nuts. 1.Remove the trim panel on the door to gain access to the door ajar switch. This is a single wire switch mounted on the door latch. The wire color is Dark Blue on the driver's side switch and Red on the passenger's side switch. Disconnect the wire from the switch and ground it to clean metal on the door. If the door ajar light comes on and the belt moves forward, the switch is defective. If the door ajar light does not come on and the belt does not move forward, either the door is not grounded or the switch wire is open. Try using an alternative ground. If the systems work now, reground the door and try again. If not, look for an open in the wire. If the wire is open, it is most likely at or near where it goes through the door.