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Old 03-18-2013, 08:03 PM   #1
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Can't belt in the car seat in the Sienna! Help!

First off, not a car seat novice, so all the obvious things we've thought of

We can't get the seat belt through our britax frontier in our toyota sienna. We're stuck on where else it could go (5 car seats in the van). It's for an over 40lbs child who needs the harness (special needs) but he's hit the weight limit for the latches.

We have 1 or 2 seats he could sit in, both have the same belt length. He can't get into the back seat, and he can't sit next to the baby because he grabs and pulls so he's got to have someone in between him (so it's 2 marathons and a frontier in the middle row of the van).

The belt isn't long enough! Yes, the seat is all the way back. Any thoughts or help?

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Are you trying the lbp or the short? Have you tried another seating position? My old Acuras seatbelts were never long enough to do the lbp so I just had to wait until the child was over 40lbs,
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Re: Can't belt in the car seat in the Sienna! Help!

Try short belt path. Using short belt path, it isn't any bigger than any other FF seat.
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have u tried the short bealt path way? there r 2 ways to put the sealt belt in. the long path way & the short path way. i cnt use the long belt path way for my the belts to short but the short belt way works w/ plenty of slack.
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Re: Can't belt in the car seat in the Sienna! Help!

nope, he just tried the LBP!

Okay, thank you ladies so much!!!!!!!
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Re: Can't belt in the car seat in the Sienna! Help!

How much more seatbelt do you need? If it's just an inch or two, then two people and some extra muscle/maneuvering might help (that is, if the short belt path doesn't solve your problem). Good luck!
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Re: Can't belt in the car seat in the Sienna! Help!

he got it! He read the instructions and (this is the first belt install for this particular seat) and thought he had to do the LBP

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awsome! glad u guys got it too work for u.
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