Untitled - Mothercare

Untitled - Mothercare
safety warnings
This child seat must only be installed in a forward facing position in passenger
Do not use on side facing or rear facing seats.
Never use this child seat without fastening the childs’ harness correctly, and never
attempt to use it without fastening it into the car as described in these instructions.
When using the child seat, it is most important that the car seat belt is correctly
routed. Ensure the belt straps are not kinked or twisted.
The child seat must be tightened down on the upholstery as tight as possible to
ensure maximum protection. The recommended method is shown in these instructions.
Do not add to or modify the seat in any way.
It is recommended that this car seat should be changed when it has been subjected to violent stresses in an accident or has become badly worn. Periodically inspect
the harness for wear, paying particular attention to the attachment points, stitching
and adjusting devices.
Do not leave your child unattended in the seat at any time.
Ensure that no part of the seat is trapped in a door or folding seat. If your car has a
folding rear seat, ensure that it is correctly latched in the upright position.
Car interiors can become very hot when in direct sunlight. It is therefore recommended that the child seat is covered when not in use. This prevents components,
particularly those attached to the child seat, becoming hot and burning the child.
In the event of an emergency it is important that the child can be released quickly.
This means that the buckle is not fully tamper-proof, so your child must be taught
never to play with the buckle.
Luggage and other heavy or sharp objects should be secured in the car. Loose
objects are liable to cause injury in the event of an accident.
The safest seating position for a child car seat is on the rear seat of a vehicle.
getting to know your child seat
This seat is classified as Group 1 for children weighing 9kg to 18kg (9 months - 4 years
approx.) - in a forward facing position.
the type of approved seat belt you must have
Your mothercare child seat can only be installed
with a lap and diagonal seat belt in the front or
rear passenger seats of a car.
legal requirements
This child seat is approved to ECE R44.04 and is ONLY suitable for use with a 3 point
lap and diagonal seat belt, approved to UN/ECE Regulation No.16 or other equivalent
safety standards.
front seat
Anyone, especially children, travelling in the front seat of a car must be properly restrained. Children under three years must use a suitable approved restraint designed
for their weight.
rear seat
All adults and children must use seat belts or child restraints where they are fitted in the
rear of a car and are available for use.
If the appropriate restraint is not available, children from 3 years must wear an adult
seat belt if available.
important notes
This user guide should be stored behind the cover,
above the shoulder straps.
When the child seat is not in use, it is recommended
that it is fastened into the car with a seat belt to avoid
being thrown about in the event of an accident.
In an emergency your child can be released quickly
by pressing the red button on the harness buckle.
If you travel with passengers using both the front
and rear seats, the lighter occupants should be in
the rear seats and the heavier occupants in the front
of the vehicle. When a child is in the front seat, the
lighter passenger should be behind the child.
Do not allow the child seat to come into contact with
corrosive substances e.g. battery acid.
the harness
securing the harness
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Place the left hand harness connector into the
right hand one. They should slot together neatly.
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Push the harness ends into the hole in the buckle
at the top of the crotch strap. You will hear and feel
a ‘CLICK’ when it is secure. Check by attempting
to remove the connectors by pulling the webbing
above and below the buckle. Periodically check
that your child has not released the buckle (to release the harness, press the red button down).
tightening the harness
Pull gently on the harness adjuster to take up any
slack in the harness.
A loose harness is dangerous. Check that it is correctly adjusted every time you use the seat.
It is recommended that there is just enough room
to insert two fingers between the shoulder straps
and the childs’ chest.
loosening the harness
If the harness is too tight, loosen it by pulling on
both straps, while at the same time, pressing the
tab through the hole in the seat cover.
Do not pull on the shoulder pads which are fixed
in length.
the harness
adjusting the shoulder height
The harness has 3 height positions.
The straps should go at, or just above the height
of your child’s shoulders.
to adjust the harness height
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Fully recline the seat (see section 10). This then
gives access to the back of the shell.
Press the harness adjuster, and at the same time,
pull the metal yoke located between the shell and
the seat base to the side of the seat, so the shoulder straps are fully accessible.
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the harness
Remove ONE of the shoulder straps from the metal retaining yoke. Leave the other one in place for
Pull the head support cushion forward then feed
the shoulder strap you have undone through the
shoulder slot in the back of the shell and the cover.
It is not necessary to feed the strap through the
shoulder pad.
Pull back the top part of the seat cover from the
side of the seat you are adjusting.
Release the keeper for the shoulder restraint by feeding it back
through the slot and through the
the harness
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Re-assemble the harness by threading the keeper
of the shoulder restraint back through the desired
slots in the cover and seat shell.
IMPORTANT : make sure you thread the keeper
back into the slot below. Use the other harness
for reference. Feed the shoulder strap through the
same slot and re-attach onto the metal retaining
yoke. Then repeat the same procedures for the
shoulder strap and restraint on the other side.
Make sure there are no kinks or twists in the straps.
When completed, replace cover on seat shell.
Note : when moving the harness to the top slots, you must move the seat into the most
upright position before feeding the keeper through the slot. At the rear of the seat,
then push the keeper down through the gap between base and seat. Then fully recline
the seat again to be able to feed the keeper back through the slot below. Repeat the
process to re-attach the shoulder strap onto the metal yoke.
body insert
Your car seat is equipped with a head support
cushion and a body insert for added support of
your child.
how to remove the body insert
When the body insert is no longer required, it can be removed.
You must follow the guidelines below to remove the body insert.
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how to remove the body insert
Fully recline the seat (see section 10). Put hand under seat shell to locate metal keeper at end of
buckle strap.
Twist keeper and feed through slot in seat shell
and pass through cover and body insert.
Remove body insert.
To replace buckle, pass keeper back through cover and slot in seat shell. Make sure metal keeper is
secure against the underside of the seat shell by
pulling on buckle strap.
fitting your chid seat into your car
WARNING : Do not use this child seat in passenger seats fitted
with airbags. Do not use on rear-facing or side-facing vehicle
from 9kg to 18kg - forward facing - use 3 point seat belts only
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Place the child’s car seat on the passenger seat
with a 3 point seat belt. Make sure it is facing towards the front of the car. Fully recline the seat. Pull
the lap and diagonal sections of the car seat belt
out until fully extended and feed both through the
space between the shell and base.
Fasten the seat belt in the normal way.
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fitting your child seat into your car
Make sure that the lap section passes through the
two guides located below the red lock-off clips.
Open the red lock-off clip next to the buckle.
Then route the diagonal section of the car seat
belt through the open lock-off clip and diagonally
across the seat back.
Push the child seat right down into the car seat,
and tighten both sections of the seat belt by pulling the belt in the direction shown.
Close the lock-off across the diagonal belt and
lock the clip using the red lever, making sure you
hear a “click”.
You must only use the lock-off located next to the
It is essential that the belt is pulled tight, and there
is no slack.
Check that there are no kinks or twists in the vehicle seat belt.
reclining your child seat
Your child car seat can be reclined in a choice
of five positions to make it comfortable for your
To do this, lift and then pull the lever under the
front of the seat. This releases the lock, enabling
the seat shell to recline or move back to the desired position.
Release the lever to lock the child seat in the chosen position.
final checklist
However safe a child seat is, however well built it is, your childs’ safety depends on you.
Read this final checklist once you have fitted your child seat in your car.
1. Check that you have adjusted the harness to suit your child.
A fitting for winter clothes will be too loose for a child wearing summer clothes.
2. Check you have installed your child seat properly using a 3 point lap and diagonal
belt. See section 9, fitting your child seat into your car.
3. Check that your child seat is secure before each journey.
4. Make sure that there are no kinks or twists in the car seat belt.
REMEMBER: mis-using your child seat will reduce the protection and safety you offer
your child.
care of your product
removing the fabric cover
The fabric cover can be removed from the seat.
To remove the harness, follow the procedure set out in section 6 to the stage that
both shoulder straps and restraints are released and passed through the cover.
Then pass the loose ends of the shoulder straps through the buckle connectors.
To remove the crotch strap, fully recline the seat, and lift cover of front of the seat. Put
hand below shell to access metal keeper of the crotch strap. Twist and pass metal
keeper through slot in base. Carefully remove the cover from the seat.
When putting the cover back on the seat, ensure that you push the edges of the
fabric cover back under the plastic cover of the one pull harness adjuster for a neat
care of your product
cleaning the seat
See sewn in label for washing instructions.
The harness and plastic parts can be sponged with a mild detergent and warm
Ensure no soap gets into the buckle or adjusters.
Do not use chemical cleaners or bleach on the harness straps.
Dry thoroughly before use.
accessories & replacement parts
Your child seat and its cover have been carefully designed, manufactured and tested
to the highest safety standards.
Do not put your child’s safety at risk by using without a seat cover. The seat cover
should not be replaced with any other than the one recommended by mothercare,
because the cover constitutes an integral part of the restraint performance.
The safety of this seat may be compromised by the use of accessories not approved
by mothercare.
The replacement parts listed below are available for your product. In the event that
you require any of these parts, please contact your local mothercare store or contact
Customer Care on 08453 30 40 30.
Replacement Parts
Seat cover
Head support cushion
Chest pads
Body insert
Buckle set
Buckle pad
customer care
If you have a problem with this product or require replacement parts, or require help
with fitting this car seat, please contact your nearest mothercare store or telephone
the mothercare Customer Care Line on 08453 30 40 30.
Alternatively, write to: Customer Care
Mothercare Uk Ltd, Cherry Tree Road
Watford, Herts, WD24 6SH
1. This is a ‘Universal’ child restraint. It is approved to Regulation No. 44.04 series of
amendments, for general use in vehicles and it will fit most, but not all car seats.
2. A correct fit is likely if the vehicle manufacturer has declared that the vehicle is
capable of accepting a ‘Universal’ child restraint for this age group.
3. This child restraint has been classified as ‘Universal’ under more stringent conditions than those which applied to earlier designs which do not carry this notice.
4. If in doubt, consult either the child restraint manufacturer or the retailer.
5. Only suitable if the approved vehicles are fitted with 3 point static or retractor
safety belts approved to UN/ECE Regulation No.16 or other equivalent standards.
Made in France
for Mothercare,
Watford, Herts,
WD24 6SH
Issue 1 - 09-11
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