How do I install a front-facing child restraint with a se...

Q: How do I install a front-facing child restraint with a seat belt?

asked by on January 13, 2016

How do I install a front-facing child restraint with a seat belt?

A front-facing child restraint system that uses a seat belt is easy to install. To do so, follow these quick steps: 1. Place the restraint on one of the rear seats. While you can install a front-facing restraint in the front seat, you should always situate it on a rear seat. If you use the front seat, be sure that the Passenger Airbag Off indicator comes on. 2. Run the seat belt through the child restraint system, following the instructions provided by the manufacturer. 3. Buckle the seat belt. 4. Extend the shoulder belt fully, and then release it so that it retracts. This sets the Automatic Locking Mode, which will ensure that the seat is held firmly in place. 5. Remove any remaining slack in the seat belt by pulling on the shoulder and lap belts. 6. Check all aspects of system and belt, by trying to move the child restraint. You should not be able to move the system more than an inch from side to side. Tips Always follow the instructions provided by the child restraint system’s manufacturer.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

How do I turn on the easy entry/exit feature?

The easy entry/exit feature helps you enter and exit your vehicle. When the driver’s door is opened, the driver’s seat will move to a position that makes it easier for you to get in or out of your vehicle. This...

How do I scan the tracks?

The scanning feature can be used for CDs, to help you figure out which track to play. To use the feature, simply press the Scan button. The system will then play the first ten seconds of the next track, and...

Start problem with good crank.blown head gasket.

Hi there: In most cases, the symptoms of white smoke and needing to add coolant frequently mean you have a blown head gasket. It can cause inconsistent starting problems as you've described, but it's also possible that the crankshaft position...

Related articles

2012 Honda Odyssey vs. 2012 Mazda 5: Which One Should I Buy?
Passenger vans may be one of the most maligned classes of vehicles. From being called "Mom-mobiles" to being mocked extensively by those who have not experienced the comfort and ease of getting into and out of a van, vans just...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
When When Toyota first introduced the Prius, the idea seemed to be that all hybrids and electric cars had to have their own specific models and that they couldn’t look like normal cars. A lot of consumers weren’t too thrilled...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Honda Accord
The The 2012 Honda Accord has a lot to offer. From great fuel economy to comfortable features and a sleek, modern look, it’s no wonder so many people love the Accord. Though, unlike the Civic, Honda has yet to offer...