Securing the Child Within the ChildRestraint

There are several systems for securing the child within the child restraint. One system, the three-point harness, has straps that come down over each of the infant’s shoulders and buckle together at the crotch. The five-point harness system has two shoulder straps, two hip straps, and a crotch strap. A shield may take the place of hip straps. A T-shaped shield has shoulder straps that are attached to a flat pad which rests low against the child’s body. A shelf- or armrest-type shield has straps that are attached to a wide, shelf-like shield that swings up or to the side.

CAUTION:
A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child is not properly secured in the child restraint. Make sure the child is properly secured, following the instructions that came with that restraint.

Because there are different systems, it is important to refer to the instructions that come with the restraint. A child can be endangered in a crash if the child is not properly secured in the child restraint.

    See also:

    Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
    Your vehicle may have this feature. The ashtray is removable and fits into the front cupholder. Notice: If you put papers, pins, or other flammable items in the ashtray, hot cigarettes or other sm ...

    Instrument Panel Overview
    The main components of your instrument panel are the following: A. Exterior Lamp Control. See Headlamps on page 162. Dome Lamp Override Button. Instrument Panel Brightness Control. B. Air Outl ...

    Front Fog Lamp Light
    The fog lamp light comes on when the fog lamps are in use. The light goes out when the fog lamps are turned off. See Fog Lamps  for more information. ...