Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I install a booster seat in the passenger front seat?

asked by on

How do I install a booster seat in the passenger front seat?

A: It’s not recommended that you ever install ...

It’s not recommended that you ever install a booster seat in the front passenger seat of your car. Children under 13 are safest in the back seat. However, if you have no choice, here’s how to do it safely.

  1. Move the passenger seat as far back as possible.

  2. Place the booster seat on the passenger seat.

  3. Make sure it’s pushed as far back as it will go.

  4. Have your child sit in the seat.

  5. Route the seat belt correctly so that the lap belt is over your child’s hips and the

shoulder belt runs across the chest and over the shoulder.

  1. It may be necessary to remove the passenger seat’s head restraint to ensure the seat sits correctly.

Tip

The Air Bag Off light will turn on to tell you that the passenger front air bag has been turned off.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What precautions should be taken when wearing a seatbelt?

Seat belts save lives, but they must be worn correctly in order to do that. Understanding the precautions involved with correct seat belt use will help ensure your safety and that of your passengers. Here’s what you should know: ...

Q: Car cranks up and stay cranked soon as I put it in drove it cuts off after a lil jurk an still will crank rite back up its a 2014

Hi there. It sounds like you may be having internal transmission concerns affecting the engine; possibly a torque converter lock up solenoid stuck on. This can be confirmed with a capable scan tool and a digital volt/ohm meter. Check for...

Q: How do you use the heated seats?

If your Altima is equipped with heated seats (only available on certain trim levels), this system can provide additional comfort, particularly during cold weather. Using the system isn’t particularly difficult, either. Here’s what to do: Locate the heat seater...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.