Subaru Outback manuals

Subaru Outback: Installing forward facing child restraint

1. Place the child restraint system in the rear seating position.


1. Place the child restraint system in the rear seating position.

2. Run the lap and shoulder belt through or around the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer.

3. Insert the tongue plate into the buckle until you hear a click.

4. Take up the slack in the lap belt.


4. Take up the slack in the lap belt.

5. Pull out the seatbelt fully from the retractor to change the retractor over from the Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) to the Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) function. Then, allow the belt to rewind into the retractor. As the belt is rewinding, clicks will be heard which indicate the retractor functions as ALR.

6. Before seating a child in the child restraint system, try to move it back


6. Before seating a child in the child restraint system, try to move it back and forth and left and right to verify that it is firmly secured in the center of the seat. Sometimes a child restraint can be more firmly secured by pushing it down into the seat cushion and then tightening the seatbelt.

7. Pull at the shoulder portion of the belt to confirm that it cannot be pulled out (ALR properly functioning).

Legacy


Legacy

Outback


Outback

8. If the child restraint system requires a top tether, latch the hook onto the top tether anchor and tighten the top tether. For additional instructions, refer to “Top tether anchorages” F1-36.

9. To remove the child restraint system, press the release button on the seatbelt


9. To remove the child restraint system, press the release button on the seatbelt buckle and allow the belt to retract completely. The belt will return to the ELR mode.

NOTE

When the child restraint system is no longer in use, remove it and restore the ELR function of the retractor. That function is restored by allowing the seatbelt to retract fully.

READ NEXT:

 Installing a booster seat

WARNING ● Child restraint systems and seatbelts can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child. Check the child restraint system before

 Installation of child restraint systems by use of lower and tether anchorages (LATCH)

WARNING ● Child restraint systems and seatbelts can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child. Check the child restraint system before

 Top tether anchorages

Your vehicle is equipped with three top tether anchorages so that a child restraint system having a top tether can be installed in the rear seat. When installing a child restraint system using top

SEE MORE:

 Door Sash Tape

A: REMOVAL 1. FRONT DOOR 1) Disconnect the ground cable from battery. 2) Remove the front door trim. <Ref. to EI-60, FRONT DOOR, REMOVAL, Door Trim.> 3) Remove the outer mirror assembly. <Ref. to GW-28, REMOVAL, Outer Mirror Assembly.> 4) Remove the sealing cover. CAUTION: Carefull

 Floor mat

Retaining pins are located on the driver’s side floor. The floor mat is secured using the built-in grommets, by placing the grommets over the pins and pushing them downward. CAUTION Make sure the driver’s floor mat is placed back in its proper location and correctly secured on its ret

© 2010-2021 Copyright www.suoutback.com