My dog ate through the driver's seat belt on my 2002 Forester. The dealer quoted me $450 and said only a dealership had the training to repair the seat belt. He said the seat belt is connected to the airbag computer, so that the driver is held in place if the airbag goes off. I would like to go somewhere else to get a cheaper price, but am concerned about safety. Anyone know if it's true that only dealerships have the ability to make this repair?