Child restraint fixing system with a tether strap

Only use the mounting eyes for the upper 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

Depending on the vehicle equipment, there are

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

Make sure that the upper retaining strap is 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 the head restraint. Do not change the middle head restraint*.
3. Guide the upper retaining strap between the supports of the head restraint.
Guide it over the head restraint of the middle seat.
4. Attach the hook of the retaining strap to the mounting eye.
5. Tighten the retaining strap by pulling it down.
6. Lower the head restraint.

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