For many people the use of a seat belt is not required, in fact, some hyundai i10 owners only utilize their car on private area and at low speeds. Nevertheless, some other drivers do not want to use the seat belt, though they do not endanger other people by doing so – it is against the law. We will however, only for the first category of people, show you to disable the belt alarm of your hyundai i10, so that you can drive without wearing your belt. To do this, firstly, we will give you some information to know before thinking such a process, and secondly, we will teach you how to turn off the belt warning of your hyundai i10/Strong>.
Some information you might know before you want to disable the belt alarm of your hyundai i10
As we told you in the intro of this content, considering turning off the belt warning of your hyundai i10 is not minor. This alarm is there to remind you to fasten your belt, to be in agreement with the law and not to take unneeded risks. However, if you really want to take this step, you need to know some information that may make you think before you act, find them in the list below:
- It’s obvious, but it’s beneficial remembering that driving without a seatbelt is illegal in most western countries.
- Your hyundai i10 being furnished with an airbag, if you don’t have your seatbelt, in the event of an accident your airbag may be more dangerous than protective
- Being a safety element, the belt alarm beeper of your hyundai i10 must be functional , it is connected to airbag detectors, specifically the belt warning beeper of the passenger seat, so be truly attentive during your manipulations
How do I disable the belt alarm on my hyundai i10?
After reviewing the various information to take into account before considering disabling the belt warning of a hyundai i10, we will demonstrate how to conduct this procedure.
Use a belt buckle extension to turn off the belt alarm of your hyundai i10
The first and most effective choice available to you is to equip yourself with a belt buckle extension to deactivate the belt alarm on your hyundai i10. The special feature of this product is that it permits you to use your belt in spite of everything. Indeed, it is a belt buckle with a clip on its upper part to fit your belt buckle. However, it is fundamental to know that this product must meet the manufacturer’s measures, so that in the event of an accident, it will be as resistant as your classic belt buckle. For this reason, it is a better choice for you to purchase this belt buckle extension for hyundai i10 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 hyundai i10 belt alarm
This option is just available to people who do not want to put on their car belt at all and consequently no longer want to hear the belt alarm beep of their hyundai i10. You will consequently 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 conduct this just 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 purchase a belt buckle that will fit into the receptacle of your belt, which will imitate 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 hyundai i10. You will find belt buckles around 10€ on the internet. Take note that as seen in the past section, without a safety belt an airbag can be very dangerous in the instance of an accident.
Use a diagnostic OBD system to disable the belt alarm of your hyundai i10
Finally, the wisest strategy to disable the belt alarm on your hyundai i10. You can use a diagnostic OBD system to deactivate this alarm, but you will need the manufacturer’s guidebook to know the exact technique, and in most cases a specialist will be better able to do this process for you. However most of them will be hesitant because of the illegality of the process.
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