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AlfaOBD with an OBDLink MX

These are the ones I changed although I think only the first one was really necessary:
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The red seatbelt light will still show up on the dash but it does not chime about it. Also the car will still set the parking brake if you take off your seatbelt and open the door with the car still in drive or reverse. Still, its nice not having the dinging sound anymore.

There are some other annoyances you can rid yourself of with the AlfaOBD setup as well (such as the auto stop/start) that help make it worth the cost.
 

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I should also say, there were rumors that the newer (2019+ ?) vehicles were coming with security modules that try to prevent these tools from accessing and modifying these settings, if you search the forum here for AlfaOBD you will find previous discussion on it.

The OBDLink MX is just a good bluetooth OBDII tool that is worth owning because it works with other apps such as Torque and it comes with its own app that is pretty decent, so you can scan trouble codes on all sorts of cars besides your Compass. AlfaOBD has a sort of trial mode where you can see if your car can be read by it or not, and then you can decide whether to pay for the app.

Last tid-bit, there are some special OBDII adapter cables you need to have as well (blue and grey are the critical ones, IIRC), more info about those on the AlfaOBD page and the other discussions here on the forum.
 

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Easiest and cheapest way to disable it is to take the shoulder belt, pull out across your chest and clip it into the latch on the right side of your seat.
The downside is that you have to do this every time you get on the car

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Its when you are say on a job site getting in and out and in and out just to drive a few feet, maneuver a trailer, etc that the chiming drives you nuts. Just getting in your car and driving to work is not the pain point.
 

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Easiest and cheapest way to disable it is to take the shoulder belt, pull out across your chest and clip it into the latch on the right side of your seat.
The downside is that you have to do this every time you get on the car

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I just had surgery so I’m unable to wear it.
 

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I went to the junk yard and cut 2 buckles off old cars and put them in when I am trying to back by boat in the water, or when I get that 1 passenger that doesn't wear a seatbelt.
 

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Jamming a buckle or clip from a salvage yard or ebay is definitely the most economical and simplest solution. I suppose the downsides would be having one or two of these clips rattling around loose in cupholders all the time (I'm kind of a *****-and-span interior freak, and crazy about anything that rattles), and having to fiddle with pulling it out to buckle the real seatbelt in is one extra step that for me would typically be occurring as I am pulling out onto an actual roadway with the trailer on. Should I have already done it by that point? Sure, but I know I won't have.

So all I'm saying is, if your car is accessible by AlfaOBD (no security gateway) and you need one more good reason to pay for it and the adapter and cables, this might be it. I am trailering and doing small short movements a lot more than the average person though, I know that.
 

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AlfaOBD with an OBDLink MX

These are the ones I changed although I think only the first one was really necessary:
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The red seatbelt light will still show up on the dash but it does not chime about it. Also the car will still set the parking brake if you take off your seatbelt and open the door with the car still in drive or reverse. Still, its nice not having the dinging sound anymore.

There are some other annoyances you can rid yourself of with the AlfaOBD setup as well (such as the auto stop/start) that help make it worth the cost.
Does this procedure work on a 2020 Jeep FWD Compass Night Eagle 2.4lt?
 

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I had this problem on the new Jeep Compass 2022. It turned out that there was some heavy shopping bag package on the passenger side and as soon I removed it - the warning sign was gone.
There must be two mechanisms there one weight sensing an another for buckle in socket.
 

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Where does the sound come from? The stereo speakers or somewhere on or under the dash. A stick on cover or tape on the buzzer (if there is one) might knock down the sound level enough.
 
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