MyChild Move Safe Car Seat

MyChild Move Safe Car Seat
Move safe infant carrier
Group 0+ infant carrier
This product conforms to ECE R44.04
Group 0+ infant carrier.
Suitable for children from 0kg to 13kg (approx birth to 18 months)
Instructions: Please read carefully and keep for future reference.
Your child’s safety may be affected if you do not follow these
instructions.
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Safety advice
WARNING: The correct fitting of the vehicle seat belt (following the guide markings) is of
vital importance for the safety of your child. See the labels on the seat itself.
WARNING: Keep these instructions with the infant carrier for future reference.
WARNING: Never leave your child unattended.
WARNING: NEVER use the infant carrier on a passenger seat that is fitted with a front
airbag.
THIS CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS.
• The product is only safe if it is used in strict accordance with these instructions.
• The product must only be used on forward facing passenger seats which are fitted
with automatic 3-point safety belts which are approved to ECE R16 or equivalent.
• The product may be used on a front or rear passenger seat but we recommend that
it is fitted on the rear passenger seat.
• The product must be replaced if it is involved in an accident as it may have unseen
damage.
• Do not use this product second hand as you do not know its history.
• Ensure that all other passengers, luggage and loose objects are properly secured.
• Do not lubricate any of the moving parts.
• It is recommended that the infant carrier should not be used more than 5 years from
the date of production as the product may deteriorate due to, for example, ageing
of the plastic.
• Never use the infant carrier without the covers. Only covers approved by the
manufacturer may be used.
• The infant carrier must be secured with the vehicle seat belt when not in use.
• Ensure that the infant carrier is not damaged by heavy objects or being caught in
the car door.
• Never make unauthorised alterations to the product.
• Infant carrier parts may become hot in direct sunlight. Cover with sheet to prevent
this.
• Most accidents occur on short trips, so do not be tempted to avoid using the infant
carrier simply because you are not travelling very far.
• Do not leave the child in the infant carrier for long periods of time. Take regular
breaks on long journeys.
• Set a good example by always wearing a seatbelt yourself.
• Make sure that your child never plays with the buckle.
WARNING: Failure to follow each of the following instructions can result in your child
striking the vehicle’s interior during a sudden stop or crash.
WARNING: Take care that the straps holding the infant carrier to the vehicle, are as tight
as possible. Make sure that the straps restraining the child are adjusted to the child’s
body and the straps are not twisted.
WARNING: The child restraint system MUST BE CHANGED after it has suffered from a
violent impact in an accident.
Airbag warning
! Extreme Danger !
Do not use a rear facing infant carrier on a front passenger seat
where an active passenger air bag is fitted. The air bag inflates
rapidly and can throw a rear-facing infant carrier into the back of a
passenger seat with great force, which can injure or kill a child.
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Vehicle seat belt
The product must only be used with a 3-point vehicle seat belt that has been approved
to ECE R16 or equivalent. NEVER use a 2-point seatbelt. Your infant carrier can be fitted in
most cars. However, some cars are designed so that proper installation is not possible. In
this case, try another seat.
Vehicle seat travelling advice
In order to maximise the protection that the infant carrier can give your child, please
adjust the harness so that it fits snugly and make sure that the infant carrier is fitted
correctly.
Research shows that correct installation is the most important factor in infant carrier
safety.
Please take the time to read the instruction manual carefully.
Our product offers maximum protection when it is used in accordance with the
instructions.
If you have any questions concerning the use of the product please do not hesitate to
contact us.
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This infant carrier is designed for use for children whose weight is 13kg or less and
whose heights are 66cm (26 inches) or less.
This infant carrier must only be used in a rear facing position, and must NEVER be
used forward facing. For maximum protection, the centre rear seat position (if it is
fitted with an adult 3-point seat belt) is recommended as the safest position in most
vehicles for installing an infant carrier. (Only use the vehicle’s rear centre seat if the
vehicle seat is fitted with a 3-point adult belt).
Do not use your infant carrier on a vehicle seat with lap belts only.
Your infant carrier should not be purchased or sold as a second hand item.
Remove child out of the car as first priority in an accident.
While travelling it is recommended that any luggage or other objects liable to cause
injuries in the event of a collision shall be properly secured.
Your infant carrier should be securely belted to the vehicle, even when unoccupied
because in a crash an unsecured infant carrier may injure other passengers.
Please take a rest every two hours if you are travelling with a baby in the infant
carrier.
Please check the infant carrier condition if you are going to travel a long distance
with a child.
Please put all excess luggage into the boot of your car if you are going to travel with
a baby, because loose items may hurt a baby when travelling on unstable roads or
because they move suddenly when braking.
Please always check the infant carrier before you place a baby into it.
Please get in touch with the dealer if anything breaks on the infant carrier. Only the
manufacturer or an authorised agent may do repairs. DO NOT try and fix the infant
carrier by yourself. It might be damaged or cause more damage.
Always check the buckle hole before you buckle up as it may contain crumbs or
obstructions that prevent a secure lock.
Keep your infant carrier out of reach of children when not in use.
Please keep the plastic packaging bag out of the reach of children when
unpacking the infant carrier.
NEVER place the infant carrier on a seat where an air bag is active.
Do not modify the infant carrier.
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Notices
1. The infant carrier must only be used in vehicles which are fitted with a three point seat
belt system that has been approved by regulation ECE-16 or similar.
2. A correct fit is likely if the vehicle manufacturer has declared in the vehicle hand book
that the vehicle is capable of accepting a ‘Universal ’child restraint for this group.
3. The infant carrier is a ‘Universal’ child restraint; it conforms to regulation ECE-R44/04 for
general use in vehicles. It will fit most, but not all vehicle seats.
4. This infant carrier has been declared ‘Universal’ under more stringent conditions than
those applied to earlier designs, which do not carry the ‘Universal’ mark.
5. Infant carriers can mark vehicle seat upholstery. The manufacturer cannot be held
responsible for damage or marking to vehicle seats.
6. Never use rearward facing infant carrier on a passenger seat with an active airbag.
7. If in doubt, consult manufacturer or the retailer.
Your 3 year warranty
Whilst we make and test our products to the highest standards of durability there’s
always a small chance of a hiccup! Our promise is to repair, replace or refund a MyChild
product that has an identified manufacturing defect from the date of purchase for a full
3 years thereafter at no extra cost.
However, you must register within 28 days of the date of purchase to receive the full 3
years guarantee!
To receive your full guarantee you can register your product by:
visiting www.mychildonline.co.uk/warranty.html and complete the warranty form,
or by telephone on 0161 335 2508.
Contents
Welcome
Parts checklist
Positioning the infant carrier
Babies less than 9kg
Adjusting the handle
Adjusting the headrest/shoulder straps
Fitting the harness
Installing the infant carrier
Removing the infant carrier
Fitting the hood
Removing the cover
Replacing the cover
Maintenance and cleaning
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9-11
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12-13
14-15
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Welcome
Thank you for purchasing the Move Safe infant carrier. Please read these instructions
carefully before use to ensure safe and satisfactory operation of this product.
Your child’s safety is your responsibility. If you have a query with this product or require
replacement parts, please contact your nearest MyChild retailer.
Parts checklist
1
Adjustable headrest
2
Shoulder pad
3
Shoulder harness
2
4
Harness buckle
3
5
Harness release button
6
Harness adjuster strap
7
Padded insert
8
Handle
9
Lap belt guide
10
Blue marking
11
Handle adjuster (on both
sides)
12
Shell
13
Diagonal belt guide
14
Headrest adjuster handle
15
Harness yoke
16
Storage pocket (between
headrest and shell)
1
4
7
5
6
8
9
13
10
11
14
15
12
Instructions storage:
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The instructions should be stored
along with the hood in the
storage pocket (16) between
the headrest and the shell of the
infant carrier.
Positioning the infant carrier
WARNING: DO NOT fit the infant carrier on
a front passenger seat (A) if an active air
bag is fitted.
This infant carrier can only be used if
there is no airbag or if the airbag has
been deactivated.
A
B
C
The infant carrier can only be used with
an automatic 3-point safety belt (B) and
NOT with a 2-point lap belt (C).
The infant carrier must not touch the front passenger seat.
Babies less than 9kg
Attention: It is advised that you use
the padded insert for small babies,
approximately under 9kg.
The padded insert gives your child the
necessary support and comfort while
they are still small.
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Adjusting the handle
The carry handle has 3 positions.
Press both buttons (A) and rotate the
handle to the desired position.
A
A
(B)Feeding and non-rocking position: This
provides a stable position when used
outside of the car.
(C) Rocking position: Whilst in the rocker
position, keep away from the edge of
surfaces e.g. tables.
(D) Carrying/in car use position: Make
sure handle is locked before lifting.
D
C
WARNING: NEVER place the infant carrier
on a soft surface e.g. cushion, mattress,
pillow etc, due to risk of suffocation if
infant carrier tips over. Never leave a
child unattended.
B
Adjusting the headrest/shoulder harness
A correctly adjusted headrest (A)
ensures your baby’s optimal posture
in the infant carrier and ensures the
correct shoulder harness height.
A
Hold the shell with one hand to
stop the infant carrier from moving.
Put your thumb on the back of the
adjuster mechanism (B) and hook
2 fingers under the mechanism,
(between the harness straps). Pull
out the mechanism with your fingers
and slide the adjuster up or down.
B
Ensure that the adjuster mechanism
is locked into the new position by
tugging the headrest up and down.
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Fitting the harness
Press the belt adjuster button and pull
on the shoulder harness straps to create
slack.
DO NOT pull on the shoulder pads as
these are fixed.
Press the red release button (A),
unbuckle the harness and move the
shoulder straps apart.
click
A
Place the child in the infant carrier and
ensure there are no spaces under the
child.
Note: a new born baby may need extra
support around the head and body.
Ensure you use the supplied insert cushion
if you are going to use it for a newborn
or small baby less than 7 months old (9kg
or less).
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Fitting the harness (continued)
Place the shoulder harness over the
shoulders.
Note: do not place your child in a
sleeping bag, blanket or other bulky
wrapping before putting the child in the
infant carrier. The shoulder straps will not
fit snugly and the child will not be safe.
B
Buckle up the harness. Connect the two
shoulder strap connectors (B) and insert
into the buckle (C) Ensure harness buckle
is firmly clicked into place.
B
click
C
Pull the harness adjuster strap to secure
the harness around the child.
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Fitting the harness (continued)
The harness should allow 1 fingerwidth (1cm) of space at the top of the
shoulders. This is the ideal tightness.
1cm
Note: check that the buckle is secured
by tugging the shoulder and waist straps.
Installing the infant carrier
Choose a seat suitable for fitting the
infant carrier to. See page 5, ‘Positioning
the infant carrier’.
Place the infant carrier rearward-facing
on the vehicle seat.
Ensure the handle is in the upright
position as shown.
Buckle up the vehicle seat belt (B).
A
B
click
Place the vehicle lap belt across the
infant carrier, then slide the lap belt into
the lap belt guides slots (A) on both sides
of the infant carrier.
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Installing the infant carrier (continued)
Take the shoulder belt around the back
of the infant carrier and slot it into the
rear blue seat belt guide (C).
Make sure all the slack is taken out of the
vehicle seat belt.
C
Once the seat belts are in their correct
mounting points make sure the seat belt
buckle is secure and there are no twists
in the belt and that all slack is removed
from the lap and diagonal sections.
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Installing the infant carrier (continued)
The vehicle’s seatbelt buckle must be lower than the infant carrier’s lap belt routing
guide. Ensure the vehicle seatbelt buckle is not positioned in or forward of the lap belt
guides.
If the vehicle’s seatbelt buckle is above the top edge of the lap belt routing guide then
this infant carrier is not suitable for the vehicle.
Removing the infant carrier
A
C
B
Remove the shoulder belt from blue seat belt guide (A) on the rear of the infant carrier.
Unbuckle the seat belt (B).
Unthread the lap belt from the lap belt guides (C) and remove the infant carrier from the
vehicle.
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Fitting the hood
B
Attach the press studs (A) on each side
of the hood to the infant carrier.
C
Wrap the tabs (B) on the upper part of
the hood around the carry handle and
fasten the press studs (C).
D
A
Pull the elastic seam over the back edge
of the infant carrier (D).
To remove: reverse the above process
and store in the pocket on the infant
carrier cover.
Removing the cover
A
B
C
WARNING: The cover is a safety feature. Never use the child car seat without it.
(A) Press the red release button to undo the harness buckle.
(B) Unhook the shoulder straps from the yoke at the back of the infant carrier.
(C) Hold the shoulder pads and pull the shoulder straps out of the belt slots on the carrier
shell and un-thread the shoulder pads.
DO NOT remove the buckle tongues from the two shoulder straps.
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Removing the cover
(D) With the infant carrier on its side, pass
the crotch strap retainer up through the
shell and remove the crotch strap.
D
(E) Remove the headrest cover.
(F) Unhook the cover’s elastic loops from
the underside of the infant carrier.
(G)With all the elastic loops unhooked,
remove the cover.
E
F
G
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Replacing the cover
WARNING: The cover is a safety feature.
Never use the child car seat without it.
A
Place the large hole in the cover around
the headrest (A).
Thread the harness shoulder straps and
buckles through the slots (B) in the cover,
ensuring the straps are not twisted under
the cover.
Pass the harness adjuster strap (C)
through the small hole at the front of the
cover and secure the cover around the
harness adjuster button panel.
B
C
Stretch the cover over the infant carrier
and connect all the short elastic loops to
the hooks on the underside of the shell
at points (1,2 and 3) and repeat on the
opposite side of the infant carrier.
1
2
3
Ensure the infant carrier is
upside down for this next step.
Pass elastic loop (D) through
loop (E) and connect loop
(D) to the hook under the
shell at point 2, repeat on the
opposite side of the infant
carrier.
D
2
E
Tip. Create as large a loop as
possible on loop (D) to help
attach the elastic to the hooks.
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Replacing the cover (continued)
F
H
G
I
Refit the headrest cover (F).
Thread the harness shoulder straps
through the shoulder pads (G), out
through the back of the infant carrier,
ensuring the straps are not twisted and
reconnect to the metal yoke (H) at the
back of the infant carrier.
Thread the narrow width of the metal
retainer on the crotch strap (I) back
through the shell.
Check for correct fitting by pulling firmly
on each strap.
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Maintenance and cleaning
Storage
1) Store this infant carrier in a safe place when not in use.
2) DO NOT place heavy objects on top of it.
3) Always store the infant carrier in a dry environment.
4) DO NOT store the infant carrier near a direct heat source such as a radiator.
Covers
1) For quick cleanups, simply blot the desired area with a mild soap solution using a
damp sponge and cool water.
2) The infant carrier cover is easily removable and should be handwashed with a pH
neutral soap and cold water.
3) Do not press, iron, dry clean, tumble dry or wring the covers.
4) Do not use solvents, caustic or abrasive cleaning materials.
5) Dry flat, away from direct heat and sunlight.
6) If the infant carrier covers need to be replaced only use MyChild certified parts. They
are the only ones that are guaranteed to have been safety tested and designed to fit
this infant carrier.
7) Harness straps are only surface washable with a damp cloth and a mild soap
solution. DO NOT machine wash or use hot water to wash.
Plastic/Metal Parts
1) Wipe clean using a mild soap and warm water.
2) You must not remove, dismantle or alter any part of the infant carrier shell.
3) You must not oil or lubricate any part of the infant carrier shell.
Inspection
1) Check your infant carrier regularly for wear and tear.
2) Infant carrier may have a slight rattle when not in use, this is normal.If in any doubt,
contact MyChild immediately.
3) Check the adjustable parts of your infant carrier at intervals of about 6 months to
ensure it is still fits correctly for your growing child.
Malfunction
The buckle tongues are ejected only slowly when the red release button is pressed.
The buckle tongues will no longer lock home (are ejected again).
The buckle tongues engage without an audible “click”.
The buckle tongues are difficult to insert (you feel resistance).
The buckle only opens if extreme force is applied.
Remedy
Wash out the harness buckle so that it functions properly once again:
1. Removing the harness buckle
Open the harness buckle (press the red release button).
Loosen the harness straps.
Tilt the infant carrier backwards and open the user instructions compartment.
Push the metal plate , with which the harness buckle is fixed to the seat shell, on its side
upwards through the belt slot.
2. Cleaning the harness buckle
Soak the buckle in warm water with dishwashing liquid for at least an hour. Rinse and
dry completely before using.
3. Re-fitting the harness buckle
Push the metal plate on its side downwards through the belt slot in the cover and
through the seat shell. Check for correct fitting by pulling firmly on the harness buckle.
WARNING: If the harness buckle still does not work correctly and there is no audible
click when fastening the buckle, contact your retailer. Do not use the infant carrier.
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