How to fix a broken seat belt? on 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

I got into my car and tried to put on the seat belt and heard a sound like a ping and the seat belt became loose and would not tight up to secure me.

Asked by for the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
1 answer
the seat belt tensioner has broken. this is a dealer-only part and advise that you do not install this yourself.