Terri writes: I have a 2001 Honda Accord that won’t pass inspection because the seat belt won’t buckle. My shop won’t repair it and instead wants me to go to the dealer. Is it a liability problem? I’m trying to cut costs here.
Terri, actually your shop is doing you a favor by sending you to the dealer. Honda has a lifetime warranty on seatbelts, so the dealer will fix it for free! There are many times that the dealer is a better option that an independent shop, and this is one of them.