Graco 1786988 User Manual Page: 20

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FORWARD-FACING INSTALLATION WITH LATCH
Adjust child restraint to Upright position
(fig. a). Flip recline feet out for
forward facing use. Make sure Rear
Facing LATCH belt is stored.
(see fig. b, pg. 41)
Place
forward-facing on vehicle seat
equipped with LATCH anchors.
For ease of installation, extend LATCH
belt to its maximum length.
Hook connectors to vehicle lower
anchors (fig. b). Belt must lay flat and
not be twisted. Pull connectors to be
sure they are securely attached (fig. c).
Slide child restraint back until the
restraint is in contact with the vehicle
seat back.
Press down firmly in center of child
restraint to compress vehicle seat
cushion while tightening LATCH belt by
pulling adjustment belt (fig. d).
Pull front to back and left to right at belt path to
check for secure installation (fig. e).
Check that the lower anchor belt stays tight and
does not slip from the tightened position. If it does
not stay tight, try another seating position or
contact Customer Service.
Attach tether strap hook (A) to anchor hardware
(B) and tighten adjustment belt to remove any
slack (fig. f). Belt must lay flat and not be twisted.
Periodically check that child restraint is
securely installed; adjust if necessary.
NOTE: Some vehicle manufacturers have lower
maximum weight ratings for LATCH anchors, so you
must consult your vehicle owner’s manual or call the
vehicle manufacturer to confirm the limits on your
vehicle’s LATCH anchors
.
To remove LATCH, (see “Removing LATCH from
Vehicle Anchor Points”, p. 40).