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to update on the seat belt issue,
The 2013 and whichever other models apply have a unique guide in which the seat belt is feed back into the retracting unit/pillar. I would post pictures but am unsure how(any tips). The guide is shaped as a circle with a slot through it. this is where you would feed your seat belt or un feed your seat belt in the event to put your front passenger seat down flat. Why it is also on the drivers side, I am unsure, I suppose to keep things looking symmetrical. Anyhow, if it is feed in to the guide wrong it will become pinched and not feed back properly causing the problem originally stated in the beginning of this thread. The way to relieve this problem is to un thread or remove the seat belt from the guide and flip the seat belt webbing once and thread back into the guide. The gap in the guide should face inwards towards the center of the vehicle (think shifter or where your key goes). This should solve the problem. However of course due to the fact some may mis-interpret the above solution or in the special circumstance another problem with your seat belt should exist, this should be inspected or cleared by a mercedes or smart service center near you.
Closest to me was Fairfield Smart Center and although it took an extra look by the shop foreman a solution was found and the problem safely fixed. I hope everyone takes note to this and continues to motor safely!