Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides

Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have outgrown booster seats and for some adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and head.

There is one guide for each outside passenger position in the rear seat. Here is how to install the comfort guide to the shoulder belt:

1. Slide the guide off of its storage clip located between the interior body and the seatback.

2. Slide the guide under and past the belt.

2. Slide the guide under and past the belt.

The elastic cord must be under the belt.

Then, place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide.

3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and

3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top.

CAUTION:
A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces.

4. Buckle, position, and release the safety belt

4. Buckle, position, and release the safety belt as described in Rear Seat Passengers on page 33. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder.

To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guide. Slide the guide back onto its storage clip located between the interior body and the seatback.

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