Warning sound on 1991 Honda Civic

My seat belt warining sound and light are now going off all the time. When I open the door and slam it it goes away for 1 minute, then comes back. I tried finding the fuse to stop the annoying beeping and I found it, ufortunitly it also controls the signal lights. How do I fix this or at least turn off the beeping sound until I can get to a shop.

by in Torrington, CT on July 29, 2009
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2 answers 5 comments
ANSWER by , September 11, 2009
These electrical problems cn be hard to diagnose, were you able to figure out what the problem was?
COMMENT by , September 11, 2009
No I have not found the problem.
COMMENT by , September 11, 2009
Sorry to hear it. I would suspect the electrical switch in the seat belt catch. Does this have the belt that attaches to the door?
COMMENT by , September 11, 2009
Yes! It's automatic. When you close the door and put it in gear it engages the shoulder belt. The lap belt is manual.
COMMENT by , September 11, 2009
There is a switch in both seat belt catches, these are what turn the light off. Judging by the temporary door slamming fix, I would start with checking the continuity of the latch switch on the door, use an ohm meter. With the belt latched, it should be 0-1 ohm, and infinite when the latch is not latched.
COMMENT by , September 11, 2009
The light does not bother me as much as the constant beeping
ANSWER by , November 05, 2009
I had the same problem with my 1991 Civic. I found out that Honda has a lifetime warranty on seat belts. The dealership fixed it free.