Rear Passenger seat belt issue in Prestige with Meridian System
Anyone with a Prestige and the Meridian Sound System (with the electric rear seats - both heating and recline as part of the comfort and convenience package) have an issue with the seat belts not retracting and actually getting stuck in a very loose position?
Both of my rear seat belts (not the middle passenger one) get stuck with tremendous slack when they are moved just a little bit from the standard position. Imagine you are a passenger in the rear and you move to your side to pick something up from the floor or look at something another rear passenger is showing you. The seat belt slacks to let you move, but when you return to your normal seating position, it does not retract and keeps the slack from the movement, making it practically useless! My SA and I looked at some other F-Paces in the lot but we didnt find one with my options to compare. All the other vehicles had belt stops and functioned properly. Mine has no belt stop so it does not seem to work right. You can see that the rear panels over the seat belt are different for each option - as I stated, I have the comfort and convenience package which provides the heated rear seats with electronic seat recline as well as the meridian sound system so my panels that go over the seat belts are pretty unique.
SA has opened a case with Jaguar and they are investigating but no word as of Monday. Sucks because I cant safely transport anyone in the back seat until this get fixed, especially not my 10 year old son who I usually have with me. Picking up my F-Pace today but imagine it will be back to the dealership within a week or two with some kind of fix. Not sure if this is a widespread issue with F-Paces having a similar build or just an issue with mine.
But if you have a Prestige with the comfort and convenience rear seats and the Meridian sound system, check your rear seat belts and make sure they work properly. Pull them far to the side and see if they get stuck and dont retract. Just a dangerous thing...
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