Century 6901 Stroller User Manual

Failure to follow these warnings and the assembly instructions
could result in serious injury or death.
Stroller
OWNER’S
MANUAL
Model No.
Serial No.
Dear Customer,
Please fill in the model
and serial numbers
above from the label
on the rear leg of
your new stroller.
Never leave child unattended.
Always keep your child in view.
Avoid serious injury from falling or
sliding out. Always use seat belt.
Never place child in the stroller with
head toward front of the stroller.
DO NOT lift the stroller by
the tray.
Never use stroller on stairs or escalators.
You may suddenly lose control of the
stroller or your child may fall out. Also,
use extra care when going up or down a
step or curb.
Be certain the stroller is fully erected
and latched before allowing your
child near the stroller.
DO NOT place purses, shopping
bags, parcels and accessory items
on handle or canopy. They may fall
on the child or change the balance
of the stroller and make it unstable.
Avoid strangulation. DO NOT place
items with a string around your
child’s neck, suspend strings from
this product, or attach strings to
toys.
Models 6901, 6942
Congratulations on your purchase of a
Century® stroller!
Century is a world leader in strollers and
has helped thousands of parents transport
their children in comfort. We believe your
new Century® stroller is a wise choice,
promising many hours of enjoyment for
your baby.
Before using your stroller, please take a
few minutes to read this Owner’s Manual.
The short time you spend reading these
instructions will help you assemble and
use your stroller properly.
TO PREVENT A HAZARDOUS CONDITION, do not place more than 10 lbs.
(4.5 kg) in the storage basket. DO NOT use storage basket as a child carrier.
Please save your Owner’s Manual
for future use.
DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILD to stand on the basket. It may collapse and
cause injury.
Customer Satisfaction
Our goal is to make every product the best it
can be! We are also committed to supporting our
products after purchase. If you would like to speak
to Century about your product, please contact our
Customer Service Department at 1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website, www.centuryproducts.com.
Our knowledgeable staff will be ready to answer
any questions you may have concerning parts, use
or maintenance. When you call, please have the
model and serial numbers ready so your call
may be processed quickly and efficiently.
© 1999 Century 823-10-99
NEVER ALLOW YOUR STROLLER to be used as a toy.
STROLLER TO BE USED only at walking speed. Product not intended for use
while jogging, skating, etc.
DISCONTINUE USING YOUR STROLLER should it become damaged or broken.
FOR ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT
INFORMATION, please see the
Helpful Hints and Care and
Maintenance sections in these
instructions.
Use of the stroller with a child
weighing more than 40 lbs. (18.1 kg)
will cause excessive wear and stress
on the stroller. Use the stroller with
only one child at a time.
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3
4
Failure to follow these warnings and the assembly instructions
could result in serious injury or death.
Stroller
OWNER’S
MANUAL
Model No.
Serial No.
Dear Customer,
Please fill in the model
and serial numbers
above from the label
on the rear leg of
your new stroller.
Never leave child unattended.
Always keep your child in view.
Avoid serious injury from falling or
sliding out. Always use seat belt.
Never place child in the stroller with
head toward front of the stroller.
DO NOT lift the stroller by
the tray.
Never use stroller on stairs or escalators.
You may suddenly lose control of the
stroller or your child may fall out. Also,
use extra care when going up or down a
step or curb.
Be certain the stroller is fully erected
and latched before allowing your
child near the stroller.
DO NOT place purses, shopping
bags, parcels and accessory items
on handle or canopy. They may fall
on the child or change the balance
of the stroller and make it unstable.
Avoid strangulation. DO NOT place
items with a string around your
child’s neck, suspend strings from
this product, or attach strings to
toys.
Models 6901, 6942
Congratulations on your purchase of a
Century® stroller!
Century is a world leader in strollers and
has helped thousands of parents transport
their children in comfort. We believe your
new Century® stroller is a wise choice,
promising many hours of enjoyment for
your baby.
Before using your stroller, please take a
few minutes to read this Owner’s Manual.
The short time you spend reading these
instructions will help you assemble and
use your stroller properly.
TO PREVENT A HAZARDOUS CONDITION, do not place more than 10 lbs.
(4.5 kg) in the storage basket. DO NOT use storage basket as a child carrier.
Please save your Owner’s Manual
for future use.
DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILD to stand on the basket. It may collapse and
cause injury.
Customer Satisfaction
Our goal is to make every product the best it
can be! We are also committed to supporting our
products after purchase. If you would like to speak
to Century about your product, please contact our
Customer Service Department at 1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website, www.centuryproducts.com.
Our knowledgeable staff will be ready to answer
any questions you may have concerning parts, use
or maintenance. When you call, please have the
model and serial numbers ready so your call
may be processed quickly and efficiently.
© 1999 Century 823-10-99
NEVER ALLOW YOUR STROLLER to be used as a toy.
STROLLER TO BE USED only at walking speed. Product not intended for use
while jogging, skating, etc.
DISCONTINUE USING YOUR STROLLER should it become damaged or broken.
FOR ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT
INFORMATION, please see the
Helpful Hints and Care and
Maintenance sections in these
instructions.
Use of the stroller with a child
weighing more than 40 lbs. (18.1 kg)
will cause excessive wear and stress
on the stroller. Use the stroller with
only one child at a time.
2
3
4
PARTS LIST
CHECK that you have all the parts listed below
BEFORE assembling your stroller.
If any parts are missing,
call Customer Service at 1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website, www.centuryproducts.com.
THIS PRODUCT REQUIRES ADULT ASSEMBLY.
Rear axle
assembly
To Assemble Front Wheels
To Assemble Rear Wheels
Step 1.
Place parts in order on rear axle as shown. Push red
retainer onto axle BEFORE attaching white cap.
Repeat on other side.
Line up pin on bottom of front
leg with the wheel assembly as
shown. Plastic snap inside
wheel mount must be away
from pin.
Spokes
toward
inside
Plastic
snap
Step 2.
Cap
(2, 1 extra)
Retainer
(2, 1 extra)
Push wheel assembly onto pin
until it snaps in place.
Repeat for other wheel.
Pull firmly on each wheel assembly to be sure the
wheel assemblies are securely attached.
Front wheel
assembly (2)
Snap red retainer
into axle groove.
Then snap cap
over red retainer
as shown.
Brake levers
point UP
To Unfold Stroller
Rear legs
To Unpack Stroller
Step 1.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Release
storage latch.
Step 2.
Continue unfolding until both
latches lock.
Push in on front of buckle to
release.
Step 2.
Storage
latch
Flattened
carton
Step 3.
Open stroller on carton as
shown until locking latches
on both sides are locked.
Locking
latch
Position rear axle assembly as shown.
To Use Brakes
Double Button Buckle Seat Belt:
Step 3.
Always apply
both brakes when parking
stroller.
Place crotch strap between
child’s legs. Snap both side
buckles to the center buckle.
Adjust belt as needed to get
a snug fit around your child.
Push both brackets at the same time all the way on until
they snap onto the legs.
Pull firmly on each bracket to be sure they are securely
attached.
Step 4.
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Push DOWN to park.
Check to make sure brake is on
by pushing the stroller.
Push in on front of buckle
to release.
Lift UP to stroll.
Push the footrest down until it
snaps onto the bar beneath it.
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Avoid serious injury from falling or
sliding out. Always use seat belt.
Place crotch strap between
child’s legs. Snap both side
buckles to the center buckle.
Adjust belt as needed to get a
snug fit around your child.
Turn stroller over as pictured above.
Remove stroller from
carton. Flatten carton to
protect floor.
Push buttons up or down, depending on model, to lock
or release swivels. Turn swivel to check that it is locked
or released.
Single Button Buckle Seat Belt:
Release storage latch and
begin opening stroller.
Parent’s tray
(screwdriver required
for assembly)
Before locking swivels, first push stroller forward a few feet
to ensure the wheels are correctly positioned.
Your stroller may have a single button buckle or double
button buckle seat belt. Follow the appropriate instructions
below.
Step 1.
Child’s tray
Front swivel wheels lock for use on uneven surfaces such
as grass, stones or gravel.
To Secure Your Child
Be sure cap is snapped securely over red retainer.
To Assemble Rear Axle
Rear wheel (2)
Cap (white)
Attach AFTER
retainer is on
axle
Retainer (red)
Wide end toward wheel
Rear
axle
Step 3.
Frame
Wheel
To Change to Swivel
or Non-swivel Wheels
6
7
8
PARTS LIST
CHECK that you have all the parts listed below
BEFORE assembling your stroller.
If any parts are missing,
call Customer Service at 1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website, www.centuryproducts.com.
THIS PRODUCT REQUIRES ADULT ASSEMBLY.
Rear axle
assembly
To Assemble Front Wheels
To Assemble Rear Wheels
Step 1.
Place parts in order on rear axle as shown. Push red
retainer onto axle BEFORE attaching white cap.
Repeat on other side.
Line up pin on bottom of front
leg with the wheel assembly as
shown. Plastic snap inside
wheel mount must be away
from pin.
Spokes
toward
inside
Plastic
snap
Step 2.
Cap
(2, 1 extra)
Retainer
(2, 1 extra)
Push wheel assembly onto pin
until it snaps in place.
Repeat for other wheel.
Pull firmly on each wheel assembly to be sure the
wheel assemblies are securely attached.
Front wheel
assembly (2)
Snap red retainer
into axle groove.
Then snap cap
over red retainer
as shown.
Brake levers
point UP
To Unfold Stroller
Rear legs
To Unpack Stroller
Step 1.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Release
storage latch.
Step 2.
Continue unfolding until both
latches lock.
Push in on front of buckle to
release.
Step 2.
Storage
latch
Flattened
carton
Step 3.
Open stroller on carton as
shown until locking latches
on both sides are locked.
Locking
latch
Position rear axle assembly as shown.
To Use Brakes
Double Button Buckle Seat Belt:
Step 3.
Always apply
both brakes when parking
stroller.
Place crotch strap between
child’s legs. Snap both side
buckles to the center buckle.
Adjust belt as needed to get
a snug fit around your child.
Push both brackets at the same time all the way on until
they snap onto the legs.
Pull firmly on each bracket to be sure they are securely
attached.
Step 4.
5
Push DOWN to park.
Check to make sure brake is on
by pushing the stroller.
Push in on front of buckle
to release.
Lift UP to stroll.
Push the footrest down until it
snaps onto the bar beneath it.
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Avoid serious injury from falling or
sliding out. Always use seat belt.
Place crotch strap between
child’s legs. Snap both side
buckles to the center buckle.
Adjust belt as needed to get a
snug fit around your child.
Turn stroller over as pictured above.
Remove stroller from
carton. Flatten carton to
protect floor.
Push buttons up or down, depending on model, to lock
or release swivels. Turn swivel to check that it is locked
or released.
Single Button Buckle Seat Belt:
Release storage latch and
begin opening stroller.
Parent’s tray
(screwdriver required
for assembly)
Before locking swivels, first push stroller forward a few feet
to ensure the wheels are correctly positioned.
Your stroller may have a single button buckle or double
button buckle seat belt. Follow the appropriate instructions
below.
Step 1.
Child’s tray
Front swivel wheels lock for use on uneven surfaces such
as grass, stones or gravel.
To Secure Your Child
Be sure cap is snapped securely over red retainer.
To Assemble Rear Axle
Rear wheel (2)
Cap (white)
Attach AFTER
retainer is on
axle
Retainer (red)
Wide end toward wheel
Rear
axle
Step 3.
Frame
Wheel
To Change to Swivel
or Non-swivel Wheels
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7
8
To Adjust Canopy
To Adjust Back
Push or pull canopy to the
desired position.
Step 1.
Step 3.
Replacement Parts
Close and lock storage latch.
Instructions for ordering stroller parts:
Complete form below. Stroller model number MUST be
included on the form to ensure proper replacement parts.
The model number is given on a sticker on the rear leg
of the stroller. Payment must accompany your order.
To adjust seat to upright
position, lift the seat back until
both recline latches are locked.
Step 2.
To Use Child’s Tray
Always secure your child with the seat
belt. The child’s tray is not a restraint device.
DO NOT lift the stroller by the
child’s tray.
To recline the seat, push the two
latches behind the seat toward
each other.
HELPFUL HINTS
Fabric caught in the latches may
prevent them from locking. When returning seat to
upright position, do not allow fabric to be pinched in
the latch.
Use care when clamping the
child’s tray on the stroller with a
child in the stroller.
Snap the child’s tray under the fold
latch on both leg tubes as shown.
IF WHEEL SQUEAKS, use a light oil
(e.g., WD-40, 3-in-1, or sewing machine
oil). It is important to get the oil into the
axle and wheel assembly as illustrated.
WHEN USING YOUR STROLLER AT THE BEACH,
completely clean your stroller afterward to remove sand
and salt from mechanisms and wheel assemblies.
Parts List:
Price:**
* On certain models only
** Prices subject to change without notice.
Seat ................................... $21.00
Canopy .............................. $18.00
Front wheel assembly ....... $16.00
(2 wheels per unit)
Rear axle assembly .......... $ 11.00
Rear wheel ........................ $ 8.00 (each)
Basket ............................... $16.00
Child’s tray.......................... $13.00
Parent’s tray....................... $12.00
Removable soft pad........... $16.00
Rear wheel hardware ........ No charge
Recline latches* ................ No charge
IF YOU NEED HELP
TO STAND FOLDED STROLLER, lock the brakes.
If you have any questions or if you need
any part not listed, please call toll-free:
1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website,
www.centuryproducts.com.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
To Fold Stroller
TO CLEAN THE SEAT on models
with side latches, unscrew the
plastic clasps under the seat
and the two release latches on
the handle. (When removing
latches, note location of the long
screw and the wire attachment
holes.) Hand wash in warm water
with a mild detergent. Drip dry
only—seat contains plastic inserts.
Replace seat on frame when dry.
Reattach wires to latches, then
screw latches and clasps back
onto stroller frame.
Step 1.
To Use Parent’s Tray
To avoid burns, never put hot liquids in
the parent’s tray. To prevent tipping over, do not place
more than 3 lbs. (1.4 kg) on the parent’s tray.
Step 1.
Remove the two screws found on top of the stroller handle
tubing just above the canopy. Do not remove canopy
screws.
Step 2.
Hinge
Snap parent’s tray to stroller
handle as shown. Reinsert screws,
attaching tray to handle.
Step 2.
On certain models, pull both side
latches up to release. Fold the
handle down.
OR
On models with a one-hand fold latch, slide red button on
handle, twist grip toward yourself until it stops, then push
handle down on stroller.
Fold the tray on its “hinge” several
times to break in the hinge.
Step 3.
Before folding stroller, fold canopy
and fully recline seat. Apply brakes
to prevent stroller from moving.
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REMOVABLE SEAT PAD (if so equipped) may be
machine washed in lukewarm water on delicate cycle
and drip-dried. NO BLEACH.
FROM TIME TO TIME CHECK YOUR STROLLER
for loose screws, worn parts, torn material or stitching.
Replace or repair the parts as needed. Use only
Century® replacement parts.
Return the form below with payment to:
CENTURY PRODUCTS
CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 100
ELVERSON, PA 19520
Model Number
(Must be filled in)
Seat
Canopy
Front wheel assembly
Rear axle assembly
Rear wheel
Basket
Child’s tray
Parent’s tray
Removable soft pad
Rear wheel hardware
Recline latches
3
EXCESSIVE EXPOSURE TO SUN OR HEAT could
cause fading or warping of parts.
Total:
Shipping
& handling:
6% sales tax
(PA only):
Total amount
due:
823-10-99
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10
11
Name
Address
City, State, Zip
(
)
Telephone
Check enclosed
(payable to Century
Products)
Charge to credit card:
Visa
MasterCard
Discover
TO CLEAN STROLLER FRAME, use only household
soap or detergent and warm water. NO BLEACH.
2
SHIP TO:
$5.00
Account #:
Expiration date:
Signature:
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To Adjust Canopy
To Adjust Back
Push or pull canopy to the
desired position.
Step 1.
Step 3.
Replacement Parts
Close and lock storage latch.
Instructions for ordering stroller parts:
Complete form below. Stroller model number MUST be
included on the form to ensure proper replacement parts.
The model number is given on a sticker on the rear leg
of the stroller. Payment must accompany your order.
To adjust seat to upright
position, lift the seat back until
both recline latches are locked.
Step 2.
To Use Child’s Tray
Always secure your child with the seat
belt. The child’s tray is not a restraint device.
DO NOT lift the stroller by the
child’s tray.
To recline the seat, push the two
latches behind the seat toward
each other.
HELPFUL HINTS
Fabric caught in the latches may
prevent them from locking. When returning seat to
upright position, do not allow fabric to be pinched in
the latch.
Use care when clamping the
child’s tray on the stroller with a
child in the stroller.
Snap the child’s tray under the fold
latch on both leg tubes as shown.
IF WHEEL SQUEAKS, use a light oil
(e.g., WD-40, 3-in-1, or sewing machine
oil). It is important to get the oil into the
axle and wheel assembly as illustrated.
WHEN USING YOUR STROLLER AT THE BEACH,
completely clean your stroller afterward to remove sand
and salt from mechanisms and wheel assemblies.
Parts List:
Price:**
* On certain models only
** Prices subject to change without notice.
Seat ................................... $21.00
Canopy .............................. $18.00
Front wheel assembly ....... $16.00
(2 wheels per unit)
Rear axle assembly .......... $ 11.00
Rear wheel ........................ $ 8.00 (each)
Basket ............................... $16.00
Child’s tray.......................... $13.00
Parent’s tray....................... $12.00
Removable soft pad........... $16.00
Rear wheel hardware ........ No charge
Recline latches* ................ No charge
IF YOU NEED HELP
TO STAND FOLDED STROLLER, lock the brakes.
If you have any questions or if you need
any part not listed, please call toll-free:
1-800-837-4044
or visit our Internet website,
www.centuryproducts.com.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
To Fold Stroller
TO CLEAN THE SEAT on models
with side latches, unscrew the
plastic clasps under the seat
and the two release latches on
the handle. (When removing
latches, note location of the long
screw and the wire attachment
holes.) Hand wash in warm water
with a mild detergent. Drip dry
only—seat contains plastic inserts.
Replace seat on frame when dry.
Reattach wires to latches, then
screw latches and clasps back
onto stroller frame.
Step 1.
To Use Parent’s Tray
To avoid burns, never put hot liquids in
the parent’s tray. To prevent tipping over, do not place
more than 3 lbs. (1.4 kg) on the parent’s tray.
Step 1.
Remove the two screws found on top of the stroller handle
tubing just above the canopy. Do not remove canopy
screws.
Step 2.
Hinge
Snap parent’s tray to stroller
handle as shown. Reinsert screws,
attaching tray to handle.
Step 2.
On certain models, pull both side
latches up to release. Fold the
handle down.
OR
On models with a one-hand fold latch, slide red button on
handle, twist grip toward yourself until it stops, then push
handle down on stroller.
Fold the tray on its “hinge” several
times to break in the hinge.
Step 3.
Before folding stroller, fold canopy
and fully recline seat. Apply brakes
to prevent stroller from moving.
1
REMOVABLE SEAT PAD (if so equipped) may be
machine washed in lukewarm water on delicate cycle
and drip-dried. NO BLEACH.
FROM TIME TO TIME CHECK YOUR STROLLER
for loose screws, worn parts, torn material or stitching.
Replace or repair the parts as needed. Use only
Century® replacement parts.
Return the form below with payment to:
CENTURY PRODUCTS
CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 100
ELVERSON, PA 19520
Model Number
(Must be filled in)
Seat
Canopy
Front wheel assembly
Rear axle assembly
Rear wheel
Basket
Child’s tray
Parent’s tray
Removable soft pad
Rear wheel hardware
Recline latches
3
EXCESSIVE EXPOSURE TO SUN OR HEAT could
cause fading or warping of parts.
Total:
Shipping
& handling:
6% sales tax
(PA only):
Total amount
due:
823-10-99
9
10
11
Name
Address
City, State, Zip
(
)
Telephone
Check enclosed
(payable to Century
Products)
Charge to credit card:
Visa
MasterCard
Discover
TO CLEAN STROLLER FRAME, use only household
soap or detergent and warm water. NO BLEACH.
2
SHIP TO:
$5.00
Account #:
Expiration date:
Signature:
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