Graco 1786988 User Manual Page: 22

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WARNING
LATCH belts MUST be stored when
using vehicle seat belt to install child
restraint.
Store Rear Facing and Forward Facing
LATCH belt as shown. (see fig. a).
Adjust car seat to recline position.
Flip recline feet under seat (fig. b).
Place rear-facing on vehicle seat.
Thread vehicle seat belt through
openings and buckle belt (fig. c).
Press down firmly in center of child
restraint to compress vehicle seat cushion
while tightening vehicle seat belt (fig. d).
Pull front to back and left to right at the belt
path to check for secure installation. (fig. e).
Vehicle lap belt MUST stay tight.
If not secure, see “Vehicle Seat Belts” page 42.
Check level indicator on child restraint.
Vehicle must be on level ground and child
in child restraint when checking level indicator.
Ball MUST be entirely in green zone (fig. f). If
necessary, place rolled towels under child
restraint, at vehicle seat crease, until entire
ball is in green zone. Then re-check level
indicator.
DO NOT use tether rear-facing. Tether must
be stored (see “Tether Storage” page 51).
Periodically check that child restraint is
securely installed and properly leveled;
adjust if necessary.
REAR-FACING INSTALLATION WITH VEHICLE SEAT BELTS