Have only had my fortwo Passion for 3 weeks and love it with one exception. The seat belts ride (and cut into) the side of both the driver's and passenger's necks. Has anyone else had this problem and is able to advise how they solved the problem?

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Comment by MDB on June 9, 2010 at 9:57pm
Again, as with the hot steering wheel problem, I am Australian and have small wraps made from sheepskin that protect my neck from the seatbelt.
Work well.
Comment by Geoff Scholefield on June 6, 2010 at 4:09pm
This is not a problem I had, nor will have, as I have slipped both belts out of their holders thereby moving them a bit further away from the neck. This combined with the slide covers has eased (but not totally removed) my problem. I still would like to find a way to move them further out. Taking them out of their holders also has another benefit - no longer restricts tilting the seat back forward when needed.
Comment by Jan in West U on June 6, 2010 at 3:29pm
Does anyone else have trouble with the passenger seat belt getting "twisted" in the holder on the seat? Have you solved the problem?
Comment by Geoff Scholefield on June 3, 2010 at 8:32pm
What a difference! No longer cutting into my neck, but still puts constant pressure on the side of my neck. I need to find a way to position the belt further out. Any ideas anyone??
Comment by Geoff Scholefield on May 28, 2010 at 11:23pm
Thanks Gary. Going to get a pair tomorrow!
Comment by Gary Bryers on May 28, 2010 at 6:55pm
Yep - got velcro down the edges, wrap around the belt. Mine are embroidered with "smart" on them, but since I can't read them while driving, it doesn't make too much of a difference whether they say anything or not (grin). Big thing is they reduce the rub. Considering the long-distance driving I do occasionally, not arriving with a neck-rash is a big plus!
Comment by Geoff Scholefield on May 28, 2010 at 12:43am
Thanks Gary & Wally. I found some slide covers here that go around the belt and close with Velcro. Only found Black which suits my Red & Black Baby. None with Smart name like Gary mentioned. Are what you called 'shoulder pads' these same sleeves?
Comment by Wally Gullang on May 27, 2010 at 10:01pm
At Wal-Mart in the auto section there are sheep skin covers that go on the seat belt that do slide so it may be placed on the shoulder. Do come in grey or black. Works great.
Comment by Gary Bryers on May 26, 2010 at 11:36pm
Like Richard Baker, I have the cheap seat belt clip to make the belt cross the middle of my chest, but the first thing I actually invested in for my smart was a set of shoulder pads (that say "smart" on them, of course) - whether I am using the clip or not at any given time, the belt can still rub on the neck. The pads help alleviate that.
Comment by Geoff Scholefield on May 26, 2010 at 12:49am
Living and working. Retiring at the end of July. My wife calls my new acquisition my retirement toy! Still one of the best dive spots in the world!! Come on back.

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