To install a front – facing seats you route the vehicle’s seat belt or Universal Anchorage System strap through the seat’s proper attachment points and use your body weight to fasten it into place, making sure it can’t move more than 2.5 cm in any direction.
How do you install a rear facing car seat?
Installing a Rear Facing Car Seat Separate the carrier from the base. Anchor the base to your car’s back seat. Thread the seat belt through the base, alternatively. Pop the infant carrier into the base. Double check the base angle.
What is the best position for a baby in a car seat?
Experts recommended keeping your baby on a rear facing seat as long as possible. Use one until your child reaches the upper height or weight limit set by the manufacturer. Some car seats are all-in-one, starting out in the rear facing position and converting to forward facing when your child is available.
How do you secure a seatbelt to the backseat?
Thread the seat belt through the base, alternatively. If your car seat does not use the anchor system, it will be secured to the backseat with the car’s seat belt. Feed the belt through designated openings in the base and buckle it. The seatbelt should fit cleanly, and not be twisted or bunched up.
How do you know if a car seat is properly installed?
Drivers rely on car seats to keep babies safe, but some experts report that only 15% of car seats are properly installed. To install one, first recognize if you have a rear facing seat or a front facing one. Then, look at its parts to see if it is held in place by the vehicle’s seat belt, anchor belts attached to the car seat itself, or both.