Ford F-350 Super Duty Seat Belts & Parts
Its important to be safe inside of your Ford F-350 Super Duty vehicle. Buckling up is the law, and seat belts and parts will help you obey the law and ensure your own and your passengers safety when youre behind the wheel and running that powerful diesel engine. Understanding various details about the parts will make it easier to get what you need for your manual or automatic truck if you need to replace or upgrade your seat belts.What parts are available for seat belts?
Just as there are many types of diesel F-350 (Lariat, crew cab, etc...) at the dealer, there are many different parts for seat belts, and you can buy them either in complete sets to replace the complete assembly that was factory installed or you can get individual parts to make a repair. Some of the individual parts that are available for seat belts in the F-350 are an extender, a latch, a pretensioner, and seat belt clips, among others.How are seat belts installed?
Seat belts are installed relatively easily for your Ford F-350 Super Duty truck. You will need a socket wrench and a screwdriver to make the repairs. There are one or more bolts at the base of the seat belt that need to be removed. In some instances, there is a hard plastic casing over the bolt, which can be pried open with a screwdriver. Once the old buckle is off, you can reverse the instructions to install the new one. The belt itself can then be fed through the pretensioner. Instructions that come with the specific replacement part should always be followed, or check a shop manual for your F-350.What are the various types of seat belts available?
There are many features that distinguish different types of seat belts for your Super Duty vehicle. You can choose a design that works to meet your needs for your Ford F-350 Super Duty truck, such as an advanced harness for off-roading. Other types of seat belts for your crew cab or SuperCab vehicle include two-point harnesses, three-point harnesses, belts with the Ford logo printed on them, belts with a quick release button, or even belts in a variety of bright colors to show off your individual style. Available colors include those that match your Ford F-350 Super Duty trucks interior, such as tan, black, or gray, but you can also find them in shades of red, blue, or many other colors.What are factors to consider about replacement seat belts?
There are a few details you should review before you set out to replace the seat belts in your Super Duty.
- Part: Determine if you need a single part or the entire seat belt system in your F-350.
- Location: Two-point harnesses are typically used in the back seat of your Super Duty, while three-point harnesses are used in the front.
- OEM or aftermarket: Determine if you want a Ford branded belt or another brand.
- Length of belt: Belt lengths for your Super Duty vary from 60 inches to 90 inches.
- Installation method: Review how the buckle is installed to ensure that you know what is involved in the process.