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how to,,,disable seatbelt chime

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Chrisxl64, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    This may or may not have been posted before but I figured in this Limbo time between summer fun and winter fun, I might be able to give some other ford guys something to do to kill a few mins and lower their blood pressure slightly. How to eliminate the god awful seat belt chime in your truck.....

    with truck parked all doors closed and head lights off,,,,turn key to on position(not running) sit for a min until the seatbelt light turns off,,,,now buckle and unbuckle the driver belt 9 times,,,leaving a second or two between cycles,,,this will cause the light to come on again,,when the light goes out buckle and unbuckle within 10 seconds,,,and you are now annoying chime-free
  2. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802


    I just choose to wear the seatbelt though. Safer and the cops like to sit at intersections looking for seatbelt violators.
  3. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    fully agree but comes in handy during those in and out in and out in and out,,,BS runs.
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,249

    I've tried this before and it will reset itself on some model years. Don't remember which.
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    On a Ford you can just unplug the wires under the seat.
  6. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    It works on the '02's. :nod:
  7. ducatirider944

    ducatirider944 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 469

    works on 01' and 04's lol
  8. RichG53

    RichG53 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,135

    Just wear the belt like it was intended to be used..........
  9. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    '00's Didn't have it, :nono:
  10. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    In some instances it's a pita. Like at the farm (we have an 05 f350 for a work truck) sometimes your in and out of that thing a dozen times checking crops or something. Your not on the road at all so there's no need for the seatbelt at 10mph going across a field but the annoyance level of that chime gets pretty high. That's when it would be nice if it would shut up and just let you work in peace and quite and not have WGN interupted by the chime every 30 seconds.
  11. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    just cut the wire that is black with a pink trace in the ignition harness...

    easy to get to.....and you also lost the annoying key in ignition buzz as well.
  12. bluxprs

    bluxprs Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    just start truck normal and when starts to chime, push the release button on seat belt. gone until you turn off the key. works on 02 f-350

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    go cut the latch out of one at the junk yard stick it in and ta da your done .... if you need the seat belt take the new latch out and buckle your seat belt
  14. prizeprop

    prizeprop Senior Member
    Messages: 135

    is there another method of disabling the ignition chime?, it drives me nuts. Dont feel comfortable cutting wires .
  15. prizeprop

    prizeprop Senior Member
    Messages: 135

    But I got fed up writing estimates and eating lunch with my seat belt on.
  16. revtoyota

    revtoyota Member
    Messages: 50

    find another seatbelt and cut off the insert part on the belt side. just toss it in the glove box when your not using it. that ways its still stock and works like it should.
  17. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    The first method worked for me on my 05 no more annoying seatbelt chime
  18. D.todd6

    D.todd6 Member
    Messages: 35

    You could just get an older truck like mine that doesn't have a chime or warning light to begin with.
  19. rb8484

    rb8484 Senior Member
    Messages: 419

    On my '01 excursion, I just start the truck, put on the belt, then unbuckle it and it wont chime anymore, but the ligth will be on.
  20. 7.3 Plower

    7.3 Plower Senior Member
    Messages: 221

    On our 06 F350 I did the super duper buckle unbuckle deal once and it's worked since. Did it when the truck had like 20 miles on it and it's now at 30,000 without even a peep out of the belt chime.