Always check the condition of the seat belt and its
mounting hardware before operating the machine.
Replace the seat belt at least once every three years,
regardless of its appearance. Date label (1) indicates
the belt fabrication date. Replace the belt if the date
on the label is older than three years.
Inspect for worn or frayed webbing.
Check for a worn or damaged buckle. Replace the
belt, buckle or slide if they are worn or damaged.
Inspect the belt mounting hardware at locations (2).
Have Unit Maintenance replace any damaged or worn
hardware. Keep the mounting bolts tight.
Seat Belt Adjustment
The seat belt is equipped with an automatic locking
retractor. This retractor will lock if the belt is pulled or
jerked after the belt is pulled out of the retractor.
The buckle end of the seat belt is equipped with a
comfort ride sleeve. This sleeve will allow the operator
limited movement with the seat belt fastened.
Pull seat belt (1) out of the retractor in a continuous
Fasten seat belt catch (2) into buckle (3). Check to
make sure the seat belt is placed low across the lap.
The retractor will adjust the belt length and lock in
place. The operator has limited movement while
wearing the seat belt.
To Release the Seat Belt
Push the release button on the buckle to release the
seat belt. The seat belt will automatically retract into
Monitoring Systems and Cab Features