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Old 06-02-2014, 01:07 AM   #1
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Proper seatbelt install questions...



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Old 06-02-2014, 07:30 AM   #2
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Re: Proper seatbelt install questions...

As long as your seatbelt is properly locked (pull it all the way out, slowly, then feed it back in, you should hear it clicking) it will keep your car seat secure. But it can take a few tries to get the hang of it.
Make sure you get all the slack out if the lap portion of the belt by pulling the shoulder belt close to the buckle. Then from the other side, while pushing down on your car seat, pull the slack from the shoulder belt. If that still leaves you with movement at the belt path of the seat (and that's where you need to be checking) push down from a different angle and do the same thing.

ETA: if the buckle on the seatbelt is hitting the edge of the seat, that's probably what's causing the loose install. You can twist the female end (the piece you insert the buckle into) up to three full times, which will move it away from the edge of the seat and allow you to get the seat in tighter
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