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SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
Question:
Driver Position
in this section.
If I am a good driver, and I never drive
Make sure the release button on the
Lap-Shoulder Belt
far from home, why should I wear safety
buckle is positioned so you would be
The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here is
belts?
able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly
how to wear it properly.
if you ever had to.
Answer:
1)
Close and lock the door.
5)
Move the shoulder belt height adjuster
You may be an excellent driver, but if you
2)
Adjust the seat so you can sit up
to the height that is right for you.
are in an accident - even one that is not
straight. To see how, see “Seats” in the
Improper shoulder belt height adjust-
your fault - you and your passengers can
Index.
ment could reduce the effectiveness of
be hurt. Being a good driver does not pro-
the safety belt in a crash. Refer to
tect you from things beyond your control,
“Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment” in
such as bad drivers.
this section.
Most accidents occur within 25 miles (40
km) of home. And the greatest number of
serious injuries and deaths occur at
speeds of less than 40 mph (65 km/h).
Safety belts are for everyone.
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
This part is only for people of adult size.
Be aware that there are special things to
know about safety belts and children. And
there are different rules for smaller children
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and babies. If a child will be riding in your
3)
Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt
vehicle, refer to “Older Children” or “Infants
across you. Do not let it get twisted.
and Young Children” in this section. Follow
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The lap-shoulder belt may lock if you
those rules for everyone’s protection.
pull the belt across you very quickly. If
6)
To make the lap part tight, pull up on
this happens, let the belt go back
the shoulder belt.
First, you will want to know which restraint
slightly to unlock it. Then pull the belt
systems your vehicle has.
across you more slowly.
We will start with the driver position.
4)
Push the latch plate into the buckle until
it clicks.
Pull up on the latch plate to make sure
it is secure. If the belt is not long
enough, refer to “Safety Belt Extender”
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It may be necessary to pull stitching on the
Question:
Question:
safety belt through the latch plate to fully
What is wrong with this?
What is wrong with this?
tighten the lap belt on smaller occupants.
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Answer:
Answer:
The lap part of the belt should be worn low
The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not
The lap belt is too loose. It will not give
and snug on the hips, just touching the
give nearly as much protection this way.
nearly as much protection this way.
thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the
strong pelvic bones. And you would be
WARNING
WARNING
less likely to slide under the lap belt. If you
You can be seriously hurt if your
You can be seriously hurt if your lap
slid under it, the belt would apply force at
shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash,
belt is too loose. In a crash, you
your abdomen. This could cause serious
you would move forward too much,
could slide under the lap belt and
or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt
which could increase injury. The
apply force at your abdomen. This
should go over the shoulder and across
shoulder belt should fit against your
could cause serious or even fatal
the chest. These parts of the body are best
body.
injuries. The lap belt should be worn
able to take belt restraining forces.
low and snug on the hips, just touch-
The safety belt locks if there is a sudden
ing the thighs.
stop or crash.
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Question:
Question:
Question:
What is wrong with this?
What is wrong with this?
What is wrong with this?
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Answer:
Answer:
Answer:
The belt is buckled in the wrong place.
The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It
The belt is twisted across the body.
should be worn over the shoulder at all
WARNING
times.
WARNING
You can be seriously injured if your
You can be seriously injured by a
WARNING
belt is buckled in the wrong place like
twisted belt. In a crash, you would
this. In a crash, the belt would go up
You can be seriously injured if you
not have the full width of the belt to
over your abdomen. The belt forces
wear the shoulder belt under your
spread impact forces. If a belt is
would be there, not at the pelvic
arm. In a crash, your body would
twisted, make it straight so it can
bones. This could cause serious
move too far forward, which would
work properly, or ask your dealer to
internal injuries. Always buckle your
increase the chance of head and neck
fix it.
belt into the buckle nearest you.
injury. Also, the belt would apply too
much force to the ribs, which are not
as strong as shoulder bones. You
could also severely injure internal
organs like your liver or spleen.
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To unlatch the belt, push the button on the
To move it up or down, squeeze the
A pregnant woman should wear a lap-
buckle. The belt should go back out of the
release buttons (A) together and move the
shoulder belt, and the lap portion should
way.
height adjuster to the desired position.
be worn as low as possible, below the
rounding, throughout the pregnancy.
Before you close the door, be sure the belt
After you move the height adjuster to
is out of the way. If you slam the door on it,
where you want it, try to move it up or
The best way to protect the fetus is to pro-
you can damage both the belt and your
down without squeezing the release but-
tect the mother. When a safety belt is worn
vehicle.
tons to make sure it has locked into posi-
properly, it is more likely that the fetus will
tion.
not be hurt in a crash. For pregnant
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
women, as for anyone, the key to making
Before you begin to drive, move the shoul-
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
safety belts effective is wearing them prop-
der belt height adjuster to the height that is
Safety belts work for everyone, including
erly.
right for you.
pregnant women. Like all occupants, they
are more likely to be seriously injured if
Adjust the height so that the shoulder por-
they do not wear safety belts.
tion of the belt is centered on your shoul-
der. The belt should be away from your
face and neck, but not falling off your
shoulder. Improper shoulder belt height
adjustment could reduce the effectiveness
of the safety belt in a crash.
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Right Front Passenger Position
To learn how to wear the right front pas-
senger’s safety belt properly, refer to
“Driver Position” in this section.
The right front passenger’s safety belt
works the same way as the driver’s safety
belt - except for the following.
If you ever pull the shoulder portion of the
belt out all the way, you will engage the
child restraint locking feature. If this hap-
pens, just let the belt go back all the way
and start again.
When the safety belt is not in use, slide the
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latch plate up the safety belt webbing. The
1)
Pick up the latch plate and pull the belt
3)
To make the lap part tight, pull up on
latch plate should rest on the stitching on
across you. Do not let it get twisted.
the shoulder part.
the safety belt, near the guide loop.
The shoulder belt may lock if you pull
the belt across you very quickly. If this
Rear Seat Passengers
happens, let the belt go back slightly to
It is very important for rear seat passen-
unlock it. Then pull the belt across you
gers to buckle up! Accident statistics show
more slowly.
that unbelted people in the rear seat are
2)
Push the latch plate into the buckle until
hurt more often in crashes than those who
it clicks.
are wearing safety belts.
Pull up on the latch plate to make sure
Rear passengers who are not safety belted
it is secure.
can be thrown out of the vehicle in a crash.
When the shoulder belt is pulled out all
And they can strike others in the vehicle
the way, it will lock. If it does, let it go
who are wearing safety belts.
back all the way and start again.
If the belt is not long enough, refer to
Lap-Shoulder Belt
“Safety Belt Extender” in this section.
All rear seat positions have lap-shoulder
Make sure the release button on the
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belts. Here is how to wear one properly.
buckle is positioned so you would be
The lap part of the belt should be worn low
able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly
and snug on the hips, just touching the
if you ever had to.
thighs. In a crash, this applies force to the
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strong pelvic bones. And you would be
Question:
less likely to slide under the lap belt. If you
What is wrong with this?
slid under it, the belt would apply force at
your abdomen. This could cause serious
or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt
should go over the shoulder and across
the chest. These parts of the body are best
able to take belt restraining forces.
The safety belt locks if there is a sudden
stop or a crash.
WARNING
You can be seriously hurt if your
shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash,
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you would move forward too much,
To unlatch the belt, push the button on the
which could increase injury. The
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buckle.
shoulder belt should fit against your
Answer:
body.
The belt is over an armrest.
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may
WARNING
provide added safety belt comfort for older
children who have outgrown booster seats
You can be seriously injured if your
and for some adults. When installed on a
belt goes over an armrest like this.
shoulder belt, the comfort guide positions
The belt would be much too high. In a
the belt away from the neck and head.
crash, you can slide under the belt.
The belt force would then be applied
There is one guide available for each out-
at the abdomen, not at the pelvic
board passenger position in the rear seat.
bones, and that could cause serious
Here is how to install a comfort guide to
or fatal injuries. Be sure the belt goes
the safety belt:
under the armrests.
1) Remove the guide from its storage clip
on the back of the seatback.
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2) Slide the guide under and past the belt.
3) Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it
4) Buckle, position, and release the safety
The elastic cord must be under the belt.
lies flat. The elastic cord must be under
belt as described in “Rear Seat Passen-
Then, place the guide over the belt, and
the belt and the guide on top.
gers” in this section. Make sure that the
insert the two edges of the belt into the
shoulder belt crosses the shoulder.
slots of the guide.
WARNING
To remove and store the comfort guide,
A safety belt that is not properly worn
squeeze the belt edges together so that
may not provide the protection
you can take them out of the guide. Slide
needed in a crash. The person wear-
the guide back onto its storage clip located
ing the belt could be seriously
on the seatback.
injured. The shoulder belt should go
over the shoulder and across the
chest. These parts of the body are
best able to take belt restraining
forces.
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Safety Belt Pretensioners
Child Restraints
According to accident statistics, children
Your vehicle has safety belt pretensioners
are safer when properly restrained in the
for the driver and right front passenger.
Older Children
rear seating positions than in the front
Although you cannot see them, they are
seating positions.
part of the safety belt assembly. They help
In a crash, children who are not buckled up
tighten the safety belts during the early
can strike other people who are buckled
stages of a moderate to severe frontal,
up, or can be thrown out of the vehicle.
near frontal, rear or side crash, or a roll-
Older children need to use safety belts
over if the threshold conditions for preten-
properly.
sioner activation are met.
Pretensioners work only once. If they acti-
WARNING
vate in a crash, you will need to get new
Never do this.
ones, and probably other new parts for
Here two children are wearing the
your safety belt system. Refer to “Replac-
same belt. The belt cannot properly
ing Restraint System Parts After a Crash”
spread the impact forces. In a crash,
in this section.
the two children can be crushed
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together and seriously injured. A belt
Safety Belt Extender
Older children who have outgrown booster
must be used by only one person at a
If the vehicle’s safety belt will fasten around
time.
you, you should use it.
seats should wear the vehicle’s safety
belts.
But if a safety belt is not long enough, your
dealer will order you an extender. When
Question:
you go in to order it, take the heaviest coat
What is the proper way to wear safety
you will wear, so the extender will be long
belts?
enough for you. To help avoid personal
injury, do not let someone else use it, and
Answer:
An older child should wear a lap-shoulder
use it only for the seat it is made to fit. The
extender has been designed for adults.
belt and get the additional restraint a
shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder
Never use it for securing child seats. To
wear it, just attach it to the regular safety
belt should not cross the face or neck. The
lap belt should fit snugly below the hips,
belt. For more information see the instruc-
tion sheet that comes with the extender.
just touching the top of the thighs. It should
never be worn over the abdomen, which
could cause severe or even fatal internal
injuries in a crash.
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Infants and Young Children
WARNING
Everyone in a vehicle needs protection!
This includes infants and all other children.
Never do this.
Neither the distance traveled nor the age
Here a child is sitting in a seat that
and size of the traveler changes the need,
has a lap-shoulder belt, but the
for everyone, to use safety restraints. In
shoulder part is behind the child. If
fact, the law in every state in the United
the child wears the belt in this way, in
States and in every Canadian province
a crash the child might slide under
says children up to some age must be
the belt. The belt’s force would then
restrained while in a vehicle.
be applied right on the child’s abdo-
men. That could cause serious or
WARNING
fatal injuries.
Children can be seriously injured or
strangled if a shoulder belt is
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wrapped around their neck and the
Question:
safety belt continues to tighten.
What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder
Never leave children unattended in a
belt, but the child is so small that the
vehicle and never allow children to
shoulder belt is very close to the child’s
play with the safety belts.
face or neck?
Answer:
Every time infants and young children ride
If the child is sitting in a seat next to a win-
in vehicles, they should have the protection
dow, move the child toward the center of
provided by appropriate restraints. Young
the vehicle. Also refer to “Rear Safety Belt
children should not use the vehicle’s adult
Comfort Guides” in this section. If the child
safety belts alone, unless there is no other
is sitting in the center rear seat passenger
choice. Instead, they need to use a child
position, move the child toward the safety
restraint.
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belt buckle. In either case, be sure that the
Wherever the child sits, the lap portion of
shoulder belt still is on the child’s shoulder,
so that in a crash the child’s upper body
the belt should be worn low and snug on
the hips, just touching the child’s thighs.
would have the restraint that belts provide.
This applies belt force to the child’s pelvic
bones in a crash.
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WARNING
People should never hold a baby in
their arms while riding in a vehicle. A
baby does not weigh much - until a
crash. During a crash a baby will
become so heavy it is not possible to
hold it. For example, in a crash at
only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12 lb (5.5 kg)
baby will suddenly become a 240 lb
(110 kg) force on a person’s arms. A
baby should be secured in an appro-
priate restraint.
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Question:
WARNING
What are the different types of add-on
child restraints?
Children who are up against, or very
close to, any airbag when it inflates
Answer:
can be seriously injured or killed. Air-
Add-on child restraints, which are pur-
bags plus lap-shoulder belts offer
chased by the vehicle’s owner, are avail-
protection for adults and older chil-
able in four basic types. Selection of a
dren, but not for young children and
particular restraint should take into consid-
infants. Neither the vehicle’s safety
eration not only the child’s weight, height,
belt system nor its airbag system is
and age but also whether or not the
designed for them. Young children
restraint will be compatible with the motor
and infants need the protection that a
vehicle in which it will be used.
child restraint system can provide.
For most basic types of child restraints,
there are many different models available.
When purchasing a child restraint, be sure
it is designed to be used in a motor vehicle.
If it is, the restraint will have a label saying
that it meets federal motor vehicle safety
standards.
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The restraint manufacturer’s instructions
Child Restraint Systems
that come with the restraint state the
WARNING
weight and height limitations for a particu-
The body structure of a young child
lar child restraint. In addition, there are
is quite unlike that of an adult or
many kinds of restraints available for chil-
older child, for whom the safety belts
dren with special needs.
are designed. A young child’s hip
bones are still so small that the vehi-
WARNING
cle’s regular safety belt may not
Newborn infants need complete sup-
remain low on the hip bones, as it
port, including support for the head
should. Instead, it may settle up
and neck. This is necessary because
around the child’s abdomen. In a
a newborn infant’s neck is weak and
crash, the belt would apply force on a
its head weighs so much compared
body area that is unprotected by any
with the rest of its body. In a crash,
bony structure. This alone could
an infant in a rear-facing seat settles
cause serious or fatal injuries. Young
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into the restraint, so the crash forces
children always should be secured in
can be distributed across the stron-
appropriate child restraints.
An infant car bed (A), a special bed made
gest part of an infant’s body, the back
for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant
and shoulders. Infants always should
restraint system designed to restrain or
be secured in appropriate infant
position a child on a continuous flat sur-
restraints.
face. Make sure that the infant’s head rests
toward the center of the vehicle.
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A rear-facing infant seat
(B) provides
A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides
A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint
restraint with the seating surface against
restraint for the child’s body with the har-
designed to improve the fit of the vehicle’s
the back of the infant. The harness system
ness and also sometimes with surfaces
safety belt system. Some booster seats
holds the infant in place and, in a crash,
such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields.
have a shoulder belt positioner, and some
acts to keep the infant positioned in the
high-back booster seats have a five-point
restraint.
harness. A booster seat can also help a
child to see out the window.
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Question:
Securing an Add-on Child Restraint
Keep in mind that an unsecured child
How Should I Use a Child Restraint?
in the Vehicle
restraint can move around in a collision or
sudden stop and injure people in the vehi-
Answer:
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cle. Be sure to properly secure any child
A child restraint system is any device
restraint in your vehicle - even when no
designed for use in a motor vehicle to
A child can be seriously injured or
child is in it.
restrain, seat, or position children. A built-
killed in a crash if the child restraint
in child restraint system is a permanent
is not properly secured in the vehicle.
Securing the Child Within the Child
part of the motor vehicle. An add-on child
Make sure the child restraint is prop-
Restraint
restraint system is a portable one, which is
erly installed in the vehicle using the
There are several systems for securing the
purchased by the vehicle’s owner. To help
vehicle’s safety belt or LATCH sys-
child within the child restraint. One system,
reduce injuries, an add-on child restraint
tem, following the instructions that
the three-point harness, has straps that
must be secured in the vehicle. With built-
came with that restraint, and also the
come down over each of the infant’s shoul-
in or add-on child restraints, the child has
instructions in this instruction.
ders and buckle together at the crotch. The
to be secured within the child restraint.
five-point harness system has two shoul-
When choosing an add-on child restraint,
To help reduce the chance of injury, the
der straps, two hip straps, and a crotch
be sure the child restraint is designed to be
child restraint must be secured in the vehi-
strap. A shield may take the place of hip
used in a vehicle. If it is, it will have a label
cle. Child restraint systems must be
straps. A T-shaped shield has shoulder
saying that it meets federal motor vehicle
secured in vehicle seats by lap belts or the
straps that are attached to a flat pad which
safety standards. Then follow the instruc-
lap belt portion of a lap-shoulder belt, or by
rests low against the child’s body. A shelf-
the LATCH system. Refer to
“Lower
tions for the restraint. You may find these
or armrest-type shield has straps that are
instructions on the restraint itself or in a
Anchors and Tethers for Children
attached to a wide, shelf-like shield that
booklet, or both.
(LATCH)” in this section for more informa-
swings up or to the side.
tion. A child can be endangered in a crash
if the child restraint is not properly secured
WARNING
in the vehicle.
A child can be seriously injured or
When securing an add-on child restraint,
killed in a crash if the child is not
refer to the instructions that come with the
properly secured in the child
restraint which may be on the restraint
restraint. Make sure the child is prop-
itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this
erly secured, following the instruc-
instruction. The child restraint instructions are
tions that came with that restraint.
important, so if they are not available,
obtain a replacement copy from the manu-
Because there are different systems, it is
facturer.
important to refer to the instructions that
come with the restraint. A child can be
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endangered in a crash if the child is not
Configurations for Use of Two
WARNING
properly secured in the child restraint.
Child Restraints
(Continued)
Where to Put the Restraint
If you need to secure a forward-fac-
Accident statistics show that children are
ing child restraint in the right front
safer if they are restrained in the rear
seat, always move the front passen-
rather than the front seat. We recommend
ger seat as far back as it will go. It is
that child restraints be secured in a rear
better to secure the child restraint in
seat, including an infant riding in a rear-
a rear seat.
facing infant seat, a child riding in a for-
ward-facing child seat and an older child
There is limited space in the third row rear
riding in a booster seat. Never put a rear-
seating area. If you want to secure a child
facing child restraint in the front passenger
restraint in a rear seating position in the
seat. Here is why:
third row, be sure to study the instructions
that came with your child restraint to see if
WARNING
there is enough room to secure your seat
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properly. If the length of the seat cushion is
A child in a rear-facing child restraint
too short for your child restraint and you
A. Child restraint using LATCH
can be seriously injured or killed if
cannot install it in accordance with the
B. Occupant prohibited
the right front passenger's airbag
child restraint manufacturers instructions,
inflates. This is because the back of
secure it in the second row.
the rear-facing child restraint would
be very close to the inflating airbag.
If you need to secure more than one child
Even though the passenger sensing
restraint in the rear seat, review the follow-
system is designed to turn off the
ing illustrations.
right front passenger's frontal airbag
NOTE:
if the system detects a rear-facing
Depending on where you place the child
child restraint, no system is fail-safe,
restraint or the size of the child restraint,
and no one can guarantee that an air-
you may not be able to access certain
bag will not deploy under some
safety belt assemblies for additional pas-
unusual circumstance, even though
sengers or LATCH anchors for child
it is turned off. We recommend that
restraints. For more information about
rear-facing child restraints be
where to place the child restraint, refer to
secured in the rear seat, even if the
“Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor
airbag is off.
Locations” in this section.
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Configurations for Use of Three
Child Restraints
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A. Occupant prohibited
A. Child restraint using LATCH
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B. Child restraint using LATCH
B. No occupant recommended
C. Child restraint or occupant using safety
A. Child restraint or occupant using safety
belt
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the child restraint that are made for use
Lower Anchors
with the LATCH system.
Make sure that a LATCH-compatible child
restraint is properly installed using the
anchors, or use the vehicle’s safety belts to
secure the restraint, following the instruc-
tions that came with that restraint, and also
the instructions in this manual. When
installing a child restraint with a top tether,
you must also use either the lower anchors
or the safety belts to properly secure the
child restraint. A child restraint must never
be installed using only the top tether and
anchor.
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In order to use the LATCH system in your
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A. Child restraint or occupant using safety
vehicle, you need a child restraint that has
belt
Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into
B. Child restraint using LATCH
LATCH attachments. The child restraint
the vehicle. There are two lower anchors
manufacturer will provide you with instruc-
for each LATCH seating position that will
Wherever you install a child restraint, be
tions on how to use the child restraint and
accommodate a child restraint with lower
its attachments. The following explains
sure to secure the child restraint properly.
attachments (B).
how to attach a child restraint with these
Keep in mind that an unsecured child
attachments in your vehicle.
restraint can move around in a collision or
sudden stop and injure people in the vehi-
Not all vehicle seating positions or child
restraints have lower anchors and attach-
cle. Be sure to properly secure any child
restraint in your vehicle - even when no
ments or top tether anchors and attach-
ments.
child is in it.
Lower Anchors and Tethers for
Children (LATCH)
The LATCH system holds a child restraint
during driving or in a crash. This system is
designed to make installation of a child
restraint easier. The LATCH system uses
anchors in the vehicle and attachments on
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Top Tether Anchor
States, some child restraints also have a
crease between the seatback and the seat
top tether. Be sure to read and follow the
cushion.
instructions for your child restraint.
If the child restraint does not have a top
tether, one can be obtained, in kit form, for
many child restraints. Ask the child
restraint manufacturer whether or not a kit
is available.
Lower Anchor and -Top Tether Anchor
Locations
Second Row Seat
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A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the
child restraint to the vehicle. A top tether
The top tether anchors for each second
anchor is built into the vehicle. The top
row seating position are located on the
tether attachment (B) on the child restraint
base of the seatback. Be sure to use an
connects to the top tether anchor in the
anchor located on the same side of the
vehicle in order to reduce the forward
vehicle as the seating position where the
movement and rotation of the child
child restraint will be placed.
restraint during driving or in a crash.
Do not secure a child restraint in the right
Your child restraint may have a single
front passenger’s position or the third row,
tether (A) or a dual tether (C). Either will
if a national or local law requires that the
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have a single attachment (B) to secure the
top tether be attached, or if the instructions
top tether to the anchor.
(Top Tether Anchor):
that come with the child restraint say that
Seating positions with top tether anchors.
the top tether must be attached. There is
Some child restraints that have a top tether
no place to attach the top tether in this
are designed for use with or without the top
(Lower Anchor):
position.
tether being attached. Others require the
Seating positions with two lower anchors.
top tether always to be attached. In Can-
Accident statistics show that children are
ada, the law requires that forward-facing
Each second row seating position has
safer if they are restrained in the rear
child restraints have a top tether, and that
exposed metal anchors located in the
rather than the front seat. Refer to “Where
the tether be attached. In the United
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