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installation instructions for the Yepp® Maxi Frame fixation
UK
TheYeppMaxiEasyfitissuitableforcarryingchildrenuptoamaximum
weightof22kg(about6yearsold)andmeetsEuropeanstandardEN14344
andAmericanstandardASTM1625-00.Donotusetheseatifyourchild
can’tsitupright,atleastforthetimeofthejourney. Because of different
safety regulations the Yepp Maxi may not be sold or used in the USA and
Canada.
TheYeppMaxiwithitsseatpostfixtureissuitableforcommonbicycles
with26or28inchwheelsandframesizeof51cmorlargerandaround
steelseatpostdiameterof28-40mm. Also see the warnings and
instructions in this guide.
Mounting
A-Assemblethealuminiumprofileundertheseat.Firstremovethe
2hexagonscrewsonbothsides(pic.1).Presstheredbuttonand
simultaneouslypullthegreyhandleontheprofileandpushitintheunit,from
backtofront(pic.2)Pleasemakesurethatthegreyhandlestaysoutduring
thisaction.Pushtheprofiletothebestpositionandtightenthescrewfirmly
(4Nm).Thebestpositiondependsonthegravitypoint(seealsopointE).
Remountthe2hexagonscrewsonbothsidesagainandtightthemfirmly(4Nm)
(pic.3).
B-Mounttheseatpostadapterontheframeofthebicycle.Foraladiesbicycle
yousimplycanremovethesaddleandplacethecompleteadapteroverthe
frametube(pic.4).Foramen’sbicycleyouhavetodismounttheadapterhouse
first(pic.5a).Mounttheadapteronthecorrectheightleavingapp.4cm
betweenluggagecarrierandseat(pic.5b)andtightenthescrewsdiagonally
firmly(5Nm).Iftherearecablefixationsinthewayyoucanusethe“Cable
King”(pic.8),thisisanaccessory(art.020406).
C-Presstheredknobandsimultaneouslypullthegreyhandle.Positionthe
seatandpushtheseatstraightintoit’sadapteruntilitclicksintoplace
(pic.7a).Thismeansthattheseatissecuredautomatically.Checkthisby
pullingtheseatbackwards.Iftheseatissecuredproperly,youwillnotbeable
topullitout.Forextrasecurityalwayslocktheseat.Thelockcannotbeclosed
unlesstheseatissecuredproperly(pic.7b).
D-Theangleoftheseatisadjustableformaximumcomfort(pic.6).Please
placetheseatashorizontalaspossible,ifthatisnotpossibleweadviceto
slightlyreclinetheseattowardstheback.Iftheseattiltsforwarditispossible
forthechildtoslideout.
E-Positiontheseatasfaraspossibletothereartocreateasmuchspacefor
yourchildaspossible.Howeverthegravitypointmaynotexceed10cmbeyond
theaxleofthewheel(pic.8).Adjustifnecessary.
F-Foroptimalprotectionusetheextrafootprotectors(pic.9).
The Yepp Maxi is now ready for use.
G-Adjustthefootstepstothecorrectheight(pic.9).Determinethecorrect
heightbymeasuringthelengthofyourchild’slowerleg,frombelowtheknee
tothesoleofthefoot.Thismeasurementmustmatchthedistancefromthe
seattotheundersideofthefootrest.Alwaysusethefootsupportstraps.
H-Placeyourchildintheseatandadjustthelengthoftheharnessbysliding
thebuckles.Theharnessmustbetight,howeverthechildmustnotbeharmed.
Toopenthebucklepressbothhalfroundpartsandsimultaneouslyboththe
sides(pic.10).
GMG001
version 11-2011
UK
Instructions for use
Warnings and Safety advices
WArning! Never modify the seat yourself.
• ALWAYSremovetheseatwhenputtingthecycleonacyclecarrierona
car.
warning!Donotusetheseatifanypartofitisfaulty.Anybrokenpart
mustbereplacedimmediately.Consultyourdealer.
warning!Neverleaveyourchildunattendedintheseat.
warning!Notethatcyclingwithachildinachildseatcanaffectthe
waythecyclebehaves,especiallywhengoingroundcornersandwhen
ridingoff.UsetheYeppMaxionlyonbicyclesthataresuitableforcarrying
theextraload.Checkthemanualofthebicycleoraskthebicycle
manufacturerforadvice.
warning!Nevercarrybagsorotherluggageintheseat.Ifyouwill
carryadditionalloads,theyshouldbeplacedattheoppositesiteofthe
bicycle,forinstancewhenyouusearearseatyoushouldplacethe
luggageonafrontluggagecarrier.
• Checkafterassemblingifallfastenersaretightenedproperlyand
everythingfunctionscorrect.
• MakesurethattheYeppMaxiislockedatalltimesbyturningtheantitheftlockinthein"lock"positionwiththeadjunctkey(fig.7b).Thisis
safeandpreventspossibletheftofyourYeppMaxi.Keepthekeycode
forreference,youwillneeditwhenyouwanttoordersparekeys.
• TheYeppMaxiwithitsseatpostfixtureisExCLUSIVELYsuitablefor
mountingonSTEELframeswithaseatpostdiameterof28-40mm
• TheYeppMaxiisnotsuitableforuseonlightweight(e.g.carbon)
frames,alwaysconsultyourdealerorthemanufacturer.
• GMG BV can never be held liable for any damage, malfunction or
breakage of the frame as a result of the installation or use of a Yepp
bike seat.
• TheYeppMaxiisnotsuitableforuseonamoped.TheuseonE-bikes
isallowed if they are sufficiently strong enough to carry the extra load.
Always consult the bicycle manufacturer for advice.
• TheYeppMaxiisdesignedforaveragedailyuse.Itisnotmeanttobe
usedonextremecircumstancessuchasoff-road orATB-courses
• MakesurethattheYeppMaxiisalwaysfullyinsertedintheadapter.
Thegreyhandlemustalwaysbefullyclosed.
• Alwaysfastenthestraps,evenifyouarenotcarryingachildinthe
seat.
• Alwaysusethefootsupportstraps.
• GMGrecommendsthatyourchildwearsaproperly-fittinghelmet.
• Makesureyourchildiswarmlydressedastheywillbesittingstilland
willthereforebemoresensitivetothecold.
• Useagoodtwo-leggedstand.
• Pleasedonottransportchildrenundertheageof9monthsorlighter
than9kgand/orchildrenwhoarestilltoosmalltositindependently
atleastforthetimeastheintendedcyclejourney.
Installation instructions for the Yepp® Maxi Frame fixation
• Nevercarrytwochildreninoneseat
• NeverlifttheYeppMaxiwithyourchildstillseated.
• MakesurethesundidnotoverheatyourYeppMaxibeforeplacing
yourchild.
• Checkregularlythatyourchildhasnotbecometooheavyortootallfor
theYeppMaxi.Themaximumweightis22kgandthemaximumageis6
years.ForbiggerchildrenGMGofferstheYeppJunior.
• Checkregularlyifallfastenersaresufficientlytight.
• CheckoftheuseoftheYeppMaxiispermittedbylawinthecountry you
wanttouseit.
• TheminimumageforacyclisttocarryachildinaYeppMaxiis
16years.Theapplicablelegislationmayvarybycountry.
• Checkregularlythatlimbsandclothingcannotcomenearrotatingor
movingpartsofthebicycle.Forinstanceafootinthespokesorafingerin
thebrakemechanism
• Ifyoursaddlehascoilsprings,coverthemwithprotectorssothatyour
child'sfingerscannotbecometrappedinthem.
• Alwaysreplacetheseatafteranaccident,eventhereisnovisible damage.
• Additionalseatpostadaptersareavailableforattachingtheseat ona
secondbicycle.
UK
ACCESSORIES
For the Yepp Maxi various accessories are available. Please refer to our
website www.yepp.nl for the latest list.
guarantee
GMGguaranteesthatthisproducthasbeenmanufacturedaccordingtothe
latestEuropeansafetystandardsandqualityrequirementsforthisproduct
andthatthisproductatthetimeofpurchasinghasnodefectin
workmanshipandmaterial.Duringproductionvariousqualitycheckshave
beenperformed.Incase,despiteallourefforts,duringourguaranteeperiod
of24months,thisproductshowsamaterialand/ormanufacturingfault
(withnormaluseasdescribedinthismanual),thanGMGisrequiredto
respectthisguarantee.Inthatcasepleasecontactyourdealer.Fordetailed
informationontheapplicationoftheguaranteeyoucancontactyourdealer.
the guarantee is excluded in the following cases :
• Incaseofusedifferentthandescribedinthemanual
• Theproductisbroughtforrepairthroughanotauthorizeddealer
• Theproductisnotpresentedwiththeoriginalproofofpurchaseto the
manufacturer.
• Repairswereperformedbythirdpartyornotauthorizedretailer
• Thedefectwascausedbymisuse,carelessuseormaintenance,by
neglectorimpactdamagetotheseatand/orframe
• Incaseofnormalweartoparts,whichyoumayexpectduringdailyuseof
aproduct.
since when ?
Theguaranteetermstartsatthedateofpurchasingoftheproduct.
For what period?
Theguaranteeisforaperiodof24consecutivemonths.
Theguaranteeisonlyforthefirstownerandcannotbetransferred.
what do you have to do?
Afterpurchasingtheproductyoumustcarefullykeeptheproofofpurchase.
Thedateofpurchasingmustbeclearlyvisibleontheproofofpurchase.In
caseofanyproblemsordefectsyouhavetogototheretailer.Youcannot
demandexchangeorreturn.Repairswillnotaffectthedurationofthe
guarantee.Productssentdirectlytothemanufacturerarenoteligiblefor
guarantee.
GMG001
version 11-2011
UK
This warrantee is according to the European Standard 99/44/EG dated
May 25th 1999.
Guarantee specifications:
< 6 months
after purchase
> 6 months
after purchase
Fading ✓
?
Corrosion
✓
?
Harness wear
✓
?
Feet rests
✓
?
✓ = Guarantee
? = Guarantee possible after inspection
Rights of modifications reserved
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Zwanenburgerdijk 348c - 1161 NN Zwanenburg - The Netherlands
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InstallationinstructionsfortheYepp®MaxiFramefixation
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