For some individuals the use of a seat belt is not necessary, in fact, some Citroen Berlingo owners only employ their car on private property and at low speeds. However, some other drivers do not want to use the seat belt, even though they do not endanger other people by doing so – it is against the law. We will however, only for the first category of drivers, show you to disable the belt alarm of your Citroen Berlingo, so that you can drive without wearing your belt. To perform this, to begin, we will grant you some details to know before looking into such a operation, and secondly, we will teach you how to turn off the belt warning of your Citroen Berlingo/Strong>.


Some details you will need to know before you want to disable the belt alarm of your Citroen Berlingo

As we told you in the intro of this document, thinking turning off the belt warning of your Citroen Berlingo is not insignificant. This alarm is there to call attention you to fasten your belt, to be in agreement with the law and not to take unnecessary risks. Nevertheless, if you really want to take this step, you need to know some details that may make you think before you act, find them in the list below:

  • It’s evident, but it’s well worth recalling that driving without a seatbelt is criminal in most western countries.
  • Your Citroen Berlingo being outfitted with an airbag, if you don’t have your seatbelt, in case there is an accident your airbag may be more dangerous than protective
  • Being a safety component, the belt alarm beeper of your Citroen Berlingo must be efficient , it is associated with airbag detectors, specifically the belt warning beeper of the passenger seat, so be extremely attentive during your manipulations


How do I disable the belt alarm on my Citroen Berlingo?

After reviewing the various details to take into account before considering turning off the belt warning of a Citroen Berlingo, we will show you how to carry out this task.

Use a belt buckle extension to turn off the belt alarm of your Citroen Berlingo

The first and most basic alternative available to you is to purchase a belt buckle extension to deactivate the belt alarm on your Citroen Berlingo. The special feature of this component is that it permits you to use your belt in spite of anything. In reality, it is a belt buckle with a clip on its upper part to fit your belt buckle. But, it is important to know that this product must meet the manufacturer’s measures, in order that in the event of an accident, it will be as resistant as your original belt buckle. For that reason, it is a better choice for you to buy this belt buckle extension for Citroen Berlingo from a car parts dealer. With this extension you can choose whether you want to wear your belt or not. You can buy this extension between 20 and 30 euros.

Use a belt buckle to turn off your Citroen Berlingo belt alarm

This technique is exclusively available to people who do not desire to put on their car belt at all and as a consequence no longer want to hear the belt alarm beep of their Citroen Berlingo. You will as a consequence be outlawed and in case of police control you risk taking a fine of hundreds euros and few points on your driving licence. We therefore advise you to do this solely if you use your car on private property. The principle is more or less the same as for the extension, you will be able to buy a belt buckle that will fit into the receptacle of your belt, which will simulate for the alarm the presence of the belt and therefore not to engage the beep of it. Watch out to measure the width of your buckle and the notch to buy a buckle compatible with the belt receptacle of your Citroen Berlingo. You will find belt buckles around 10€ on the internet. Take note that as seen in the previous section, without a safety belt an airbag can be very dangerous in the case of an accident.

Use a diagnostic OBD system to disable the belt alarm of your Citroen Berlingo

Finally, the smartest solution to disable the belt alarm on your Citroen Berlingo. You can use a diagnostic OBD system to deactivate this alarm, nevertheless you will need the manufacturer’s manual to know the exact process, and in general a specialist will be better able to conduct this operation for you. Nevertheless many of them will be hesitant because of the illegality of the process.

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