On the front passenger seat
Active front-seat passenger airbags can injure a
child in a child restraint system when the air‐
bags are activated. There is a risk of injury.
Make sure that the front-seat passenger air‐
bags are deactivated and that the PASSEN‐
GER AIRBAG OFF indicator light lights up.
Before installing a child restraint system in the
front passenger seat, make sure that the front,
knee and side airbags on the front passenger
side are deactivated.
Deactivate the front-seat passenger airbags au‐
tomatically, refer to page 160.
Seat position and height
Before installing a child restraint system, move
the front passenger seat as far back as it will go
and, if possible, bring it up to the top height. This
seat position and height ensure the best possible
position for the belt and offers optimal protection
in the event of an accident.
If the upper anchor of the safety belt is located in
front of the belt guide of the child seat, move the
front passenger seat carefully forward until the
best possible belt guide position is reached.
Adjustable backrest width: before installing a
child restraint system in the front passenger seat,
open the backrest width completely. Do not
change the backrest width again and do not call
up a memory position.
Child seat security
The safety belts in the rear and the front passen‐
ger safety belt can be permanently locked to fas‐
ten child restraint systems.
Locking the safety belt
Pull out the belt strap completely.
2. Secure the child restraint system with the
3. Allow the belt strap to be pulled in and pull it
tight against the child restraint system. The
safety belt is locked.
Unlocking the safety belt
Unbuckle the safety belt buckle.
2. Remove the child restraint system.
3. Allow the belt strap to be pulled in com‐
LATCH child restraint fixing
LATCH: Lower Anchors and Tether for Children.
Pay attention to the specifications and the oper‐
ating and safety information from the child re‐
straint system manufacturer when selecting, in‐
stalling, and using LATCH child restraint fixing
Transporting children safely
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