Pull on latch plate (ﬁg. a). If belt slides freely
through latch plate, a locking clip MUST be
used (see Pg. 49 “Locking Clip” section).
Some combination lap/shoulder belts with
sliding latch plates may be converted into an
“automatic locking mode” that will allow
use without a locking clip. See vehicle owner’s
manual and label on vehicle belts for
Some Emergency Locking Retractor belts will
convert to Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
belts if you pull the belt all the way out. Refer to
your vehicle owner’s manual.
VEHICLE SEAT BELTS