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Q: How do I adjust the head restraints?

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How do I adjust the head restraints?

A: Head restraints are important safety featur...

Head restraints are important safety features that protect your head and neck in an accident. The head restraints should always be adjusted when you get in the vehicle. To raise the head restraints, simply lift them straight up. To lower them, press and hold the release button (located at the bottom of the head restraint legs), and push down on the restraint.

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The restraints should be adjusted so that the center of the head restraint is at the top of the occupant’s ears, if possible.

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