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That's right my rear seatbelts are gone as of tonight. Why is that????? Well it's because of suppose to be "man's best friend"! Left my fricken dog in the X while in buying a new cell phone and apparently he got bored. He chewed threw both seatbelts and now they are wound up inside the sidewall. I am sure you can imagine my amazement when I saw what he had done :angry4: :angry5: . He recieved some very nice pats on the head, and I think he quickly realized that wasn't the smartest thing he could have done. He has stayed in the X alone many upon many times and has done nothing like this before.
So, is this something I am basically forced to go to the dealership on? Are they going to bend me over to get them replaced?
 

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Bring lots of KY jelly dude!! Its going to be an a$$ raping

LOL just messing around. sorry to hear about your seatbelts. i hope you dont have any children you need to drive around.

good luck
 

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Karpediem said:
That's right my rear seatbelts are gone as of tonight. Why is that????? Well it's because of suppose to be "man's best friend"! Left my fricken dog in the X while in buying a new cell phone and apparently he got bored. He chewed threw both seatbelts and now they are wound up inside the sidewall......So, is this something I am basically forced to go to the dealership on? Are they going to bend me over to get them replaced?
This doesn't directly relate to "what your dog did", but at least here in Canada, seatbelts have a lifetime warranty. That's right, lifetime, no matter what your manufacturer's warranty for the vehicle covers. That's because they are considered 'safety equipment'. I had a seatbelt in my 1992 Pathfinder replaced for free well after 10 years had passed, because the retractor wasn't working properly. I'm sure that the "dog ate my homework" approach isn't covered, but maybe if you explain what happened the dealership could 'meet you half way'?
 

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dpatton knows his stuff! And I agree, just tell dealer and they will get you a new set.

Guess what! My dog did same thing! I think what happens is people grab the belt and put it on with the scent of food on their hands, The dog can pick this up and has a munchout!

I told my dealer what happened and he said same thing that dpatton said. But mine are not that bad, so I am waiting. But, he hasn't touched em since????

If you get new ones, got to pet store and apply Bitter Apple to belts. That will end the chew as dogs find it bitter. REALLY BITTER.

Never strike a dog especially in anger. In this case. he has no Idea what he done, he just knows you are freaking out. Dogs have about a 5 second window for connecting an act with a correction. If you didn't catch him chewing it. he has no idea what he done. MC
 

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Yeah, bro, I agree on the pet tips... Take it easy on pooch, as he has no idea what the value of your truck is or what seat belts are made for.

As far as the replacement goes, please let us know how it goes.
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Jump on line at look at the junk yards you can get about anything.
A year and a half ago when I was married and in Europe we had to do some of that if we didn't want to pay 10 times what something was worth.
They know they can rip the American cuz of availability........ stupid germans!!
 

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Trust me, I know you are supposed to catch the dog in the act, but my dog knows when he does something wrong. I come home from work, and his ears are pinned back without me saying a word, to find out he tore apart a cat toy or something, I say his name and he imediately hides. He is an australian shepherd and the smartest dog I have been around. I can just imagine his reaction when he chewed all they way through the belt and it snapped back. I already have the bitter apple stuff, works ok, I used it on his leash a while back.
I'll let you guys know what the dealer says.
 

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Every time a dog blinks, it's like a new day to him.

Good luck on the belts.
 

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To be a dog, you can lick yourself and no one cares.

Called the dealership....$225 parts and labor. A muzzle would have been cheaper.
 

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I rarely let my dog in the front of the X, but not because of chewing. Typically she is confined to the trunk area with pet barrier that you can purchase from Nissan. It works great, plus no dog hair on the seats. However, there is nothing preventing the dog from chewing the pet barrier as it is fabric instead of metal.
 

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if my caretaker started beating the shit out of me, I'd (at the minimum) discontinue anything I construed as "quasi-bad" for the next lil' while, in a solid effort to alleviate myself of future beatings... dogs are pretty smart, I think it's just these PETA homos trying to keep corporal punishment away from our pets.
 
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