Graco 1786988 User Manual Page: 24

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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
belt path to check for secure
installation (fig. e). Vehicle lap belt
MUST stay tight. If not secure, see
“Vehicle Seat Belts” pg. 42.
Attach tether strap hook (A) to anchor
hardware (B) and tighten adjustment
belt to remove any slack (fig. f). If
vehicle does not have anchor points to
attach tether hook, tether hook should
be stored, see “Tether Storage”,
page 51. Belt must lay flat and not be
twisted.
Periodically check that child restraint is
securely installed; adjust if necessary.
FORWARD-FACING INSTALLATION
WITH VEHICLE SEAT BELTS
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. (fig. a).
Adjust car seat to upright position
Flip recline feet out for forward
facing use (fig. b).
Place forward-facing on vehicle seat.
Slide child restraint back until the
restraint is in contact with the vehicle
seat back.
Thread vehicle seat belt through
openings and buckle belt (fig. c).