Follow these steps to install a forward-
facing child restraint using the LATCH sys-
1. Position the child restraint on the seat.
Always follow the child restraint manu-
2. Secure the child restraint anchor at-
tachments to the LATCH lower an-
chors. Check to make sure the LATCH
attachment is properly attached to the
If the child restraint is equipped with a
top tether strap, route the top tether
strap and secure the tether strap to
the tether anchor point. For additional
information, refer to “Installing top
tether strap” in this section.
Do not install child restraints that re-
quire the use of a top tether strap in
seating positions that do not have a
top tether anchor.
3. The back of the child restraint should
be secured against the vehicle seat-
If necessary, adjust or remove the head
restraint/headrest to obtain the cor-
rect child restraint fit. If the head
restraint/headrest is removed, store it
in a secure place. Be sure to reinstall
the head restraint/headrest when
the child restraint is removed.
Forward-facing webbing-mounted – step 2
Forward-facing rigid-mounted – step 2
Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system