Child restraint fixing system with a tether strap

Note

LATCH mounting eyes LATCH mounting eyes

Only use the mounting eyes for the upper LATCH retaining strap to secure child restraint fixing systems; otherwise, the mounting eyes could be damaged.

Mounting points

Mounting points
Mounting points

Depending on the vehicle equipment, there are two outer or three mounting points for child restraint fixing systems with a tether strap.

Retaining strap guide

Retaining strap Retaining strap

Make sure that the upper retaining strap is not routed over the head restraints or sharp edges and is free of twisting on its way to the upper mounting point; otherwise, the belt cannot properly secure the child restraint fixing system in an accident.

1 Direction of travel

1 Direction of travel
2 Head restraint.
3 Hook for upper retaining strap
4 Mounting point/eye
5 Rear window shelf
6 Seat backrest
7 Upper retaining strap

Attaching the upper retaining strap to the mounting point

1. Remove the mounting point cover.

2. Raise or remove head restraints.

3. Guide the upper retaining strap between the supports of the head restraint.

4. Attach the hook of the retaining strap to the mounting eye.

5. Tighten the retaining strap by pulling it down.

6. Lower and lock head restraints as needed.

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