Back-up light — Bulb replacement P. Contact your doctor for specific recommendations. This can occur even if the vehicle is parked. Rear center seat belt P. Route the seat belt tongue through the child restraint and insert it into the buckle until you hear and feel the latch engage.
The center seat belt connector tongue can be attached only into the rear center seat belt connector buckle. If the child restraint is equipped with a top tether strap, route the top tether strap and secure the tether strap to the tether anchor point rear seat installation only. Forward-facing child restraints are available for children who outgrow rear-facing child restraints and are at least 1 year old. The center seat belt tongue can be fastened only into the center seat belt buckle. Do not allow more than one person to use the same seat belt. For example, do not modify the seat belt, add mate- rial, or install devices that may change the seat belt routing or tension.
Your child could be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraint top tether strap is damaged. Properly secure the cargo so it does not contact the top tether strap. In addition to the general information in this manual, child safety information is available from many other sources, including doctors, teachers, government traffic safety offices, and community organizations. The lap belt should lie snugly across the lower hips or upper thighs, not the abdomen. Doing so could damage the child restraint anchorages. Seat belt assemblies not in use during a collision should also be inspected and replaced if either damage or improper operation is noted.
The booster seat should fit the vehicle seat and have a label certifying that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. A lap belt worn too high could increase the risk of internal injuries in an acci- dent. For the center of the rear seat, the connector tongue may also be released. Be sure the seat belt tongue is securely fastened to the proper buckle. Cargo area — Storages P. The front passenger seat and the rear seating positions three-point seat belts have two modes of operation:. You could also slide under the lap belt and receive serious internal injuries.
All information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. If the child restraint is loose, repeat steps 1 through 6. The shoulder belt anchor height should be adjusted to the position best for you. Always fasten the connector tongue and the seat belt in the order shown. Position the lap belt portion low and snug on the hips as shown. Child restraint anchorages are de- signed to withstand only those loads imposed by correctly fitted child re- straints.
You could also slide under the lap belt and receive serious internal injuries. When selecting any child restraint, keep the following points in mind:. To return the seatback to the seating position, lift up each seatback and push it to the upright position until it is latched. Move the seat to the rearmost position. Never put the belt behind your back, under your arm or across your neck. The child restraint will not be secured prop- erly. There are three basic types of child restraint systems:.
Wiper and washer switch P. If necessary, adjust or remove the head restraint to obtain the correct child restraint fit. Window washer fluid reservoir P. When attaching the rear center seat belt connector, be certain that the seatbacks are completely secured in the latched position and the rear center seat belt connector is com- pletely secured. Not all child restraints fit in all types of vehicles.
A rear-facing child re- straint must only be used in the rear seat. If the child restraint is compatible with your vehicle, place your child in the child restraint and check the various adjustments to be sure the child restraint is compatible with your child. Follow these steps to install a forward-facing child restraint using the vehicle seat belt in the rear seats or in the front passenger seat: 1. This may increase the risk of serious injury or death in a collision. Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the rear seat. Disconnect only when folding down the rear seat. Do not allow the seat belts to retract until they are completely dry.
Fuel-filler door — Operation P. Choose only a restraint with a label certifying that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. Adults and children who can use the standard seat belt should not use an extender. In an accident, you could be thrown into it and receive neck or other serious injuries. Modification could affect its performance, safety or durability, and may even violate governmental regulations.