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STROLLER
PRODUCT REFERENCE GUIDE
Thank you for purchasing a quality VALCO BABY product. Please read and follow the instructions outlined in
this guide carefully. Familiarise yourself with the construction and safety features; be sure that you understand
all the warnings and safety guidelines before use.
Important: Please read the following instructions carefully before assembling this product. Retain this
guide in a safe place for future reference.
Due to our policy of continuous
product development, this product
is constantly evolving. It is possible
that some features or procedures
outlined here have changed since
this document was written. If you are
unsure of any procedure shown here,
please contact us via the web at info@
valco.com.au to obtain the most up to
date information before use. Include
the batch number, which can be found
on a sticker on the frame.
All pictures and diagrams herein are
provided for illustration purposes only.
Actual product, colour or fabric may
vary. VALCO BABY reserves the right
to modify or alter any specification
or colour without notice or obligation
to modify any product previously
purchased
FURTHER INFORMATION
In Australia/New Zealand
In North America only
www.valco.com.au
www.valcobaby.com
1800 610 7850
© Copyright VE 2009
A
Ion
Remove the stroller from the carton and
dispose of all packaging thoughtfully.
FIGURE A
1. Lift your stroller handle upward. You will
feel the stroller chassis opening.
FIGURE B
2. Continue unfolding the chassis until you
hear the chassis click open in the locked
position.
B
inserting rear axle
FIGURE C
1. Align the plastic housings of the silver
brake section with the open tubes of the
rear of the stroller chassis.
2. Insert the housings over the open tubes
until the brake section locks securely into
place. IMPORTANT: Test that the brake
section is securely engaged onto the
stroller frame by pulling on it firmly.
C
D
2
4
inserting bumper bar
FIGURE D
1. Align the plastic housings of the bumper
bar with the housing on the sides of the
stroller chassis.
2. Slide the bumper bar into the housing
along the housing tracks until it locks into
place.
3. Repeat procedure for the second bar on
the other side of the stroller.
4. Pull the sides of the seat fabric, and the
crotch strap over the bumper bar and
snap into position.
5. To remove the bumper bar, unsnap the
crotch strap and the seat sides from the
bumper bar.
6. Lift both bumper bar latches found
on the underside of the each side
of the bumper bar housing, while
simultaneously lifting the bumper bar to
slide it free.
E
inserting rear wheels
FIGURE E
1. Simultaneously press on the spring
loaded axle button and insert it
through the central hub of the rear
wheel. Repeat this process for the
other rear wheel.
FIGURE F
2. Pressing the axle button again, insert
the axle end into the side of the brake
housing as far as it will go. Release
the axle button and pull slightly on the
wheel to ensure that it has securely
engaged.
F
INSERTING the FRONT
WHEELs
FIGURE G
1. Grasping the front wheel by the shaft,
align the shaft with the hole in the
underside of the swivel housing.
2. Insert the shaft into the housing
as far as it can go until it engages
securely.
3. Repeat the procedure for the other
front wheel.
G
IMPORTANT: Pull the wheel
downward to test that it has securely
engaged in the housing.
H
Securing the front
wheels
FIGURE H
1. Your front wheels can be set to swivel
freely (360º) or can be fixed in place
for use over rough or sandy surfaces.
2. To fix the front wheel in the non
swivel position, turn the wheel so that
the two notches on both housings line
up. Press down firmly on the swivel
lock until it locks into place.
3. To unlock simply lift the locking tab
until it locks in the open position.
I
ADJUSTING the HANDLE
FIGURE I
1. Your handle has been ergonomically
designed to provide a truly
comfortable ride for parents and
guardians of all heights.
2. To adjust your handle, simultaneously
press the two release buttons on
either side of the handle, moving it to
the desired position.
USING YOUR BRAKE
SYSTEM
J
FIGURE J
1. To engage the brake press down on
the central red brake pedal, at the tab
that is closest to you.
2. To disengage, simply reverse the
process.
K
Lock
Strap
Tether
Strap
TETHER STRAP
FIGURE K
1. Your stroller has been equipped with
a safety tether strap. This strap has
been designed to always keep your
stroller within constant reach.
NOTE: The tether strap doubles as
your locking strap (Figure O).
IMPORTANT: Always slip the loop
in the strap securely over your
wrist whenever a child is in
your stroller.
L
folding your stroller
FIGURE L
1. Push hood back against the frame.
2. To fold your stroller, turn the release
key clockwise and push the handle
forward releasing the stroller frame
slightly.
M
FIGURE M
1. Lift the secondary locking latch clear
of the plastic frame catch. This latch
is spring loaded and you may need to
hold it open as you push the handle
forward.
2. Push the handle forward.
N
inserting rear axle
FIGURE N
4. Continue to fold the frame forward.
Make sure that the lock strap is
threaded through handlebars
FIGURE O
6. To lock the frame, the keyhole of the
lock strap should be engaged over
the locking pin found on the frame
chassis behind the front wheel. Click
securely into place.
O
6
HINT: ADJUST THE HANDLE 180°
BACKWARD TO CREATE THE
SMALLEST FOLD
USING YOUR HARNESS
FIGURE P
Your stroller is fitted with our unique
new multi point safety harness system.
Your child MUST always be harnessed
while in the stroller
TO OPEN YOUR HARNESS
P
PRESS
DOWN
HOLD
DOWN
PUSH
1. Press down on the Buckle Prongs.
2. Simultaneously push the release
button in the centre of the buckle
3. Pull the buckles from the Buckle
Housing
NOTE: THIS PROCESS MAY BE
DIFFICULT AS YOUR BUCKLE SYSTEM
HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO MEET VERY
STRINGENT SAFETY STANDARDS
AND ENSURE THAT A CHILD CANNOT
RELEASE THE HARNESS UNAIDED.
Q
RELEASE
HOLD
Using your harness
FIGURE Q
TO SECURE YOUR CHILD IN THE
HARNESS.
1. Overlap buckles so that they fit
together to form one complete buckle.
FIGURE R AND Q
1. Insert the completed buckle into
the Buckle Housing until it engages
securely in place.
R
S
CLICK
2. Carefully adjust the harness straps to
snugly fit your child by adjusting the
sliders located on all shoulder straps,
waist straps and the crotch strap.
3. Your harness can be adjusted fro
even more comfort for smaller or
larger children (at the to of the
seat back and front of the seat) by
threading/removing the crotch or
shoulder straps through the webbing
sewn into the seat. You will need to
detach the waist straps at the sides
of the stroller in order to do so. ( To
detach the waist straps: With a pincer
movement, depress the centre buckle
button and pull the strap fee from the
housing.)
WARNING
• FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS.
• PUT ON ALL THE BRAKES WHENEVER YOU PARK THE PRAM/STROLLER.
• DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN UNATTENDED.
• DO NOT CARRY EXTRA CHILDREN OR BAGS ON THIS PRAM/STROLLER.
• MAKE SURE CHILDREN ARE CLEAR OF ANY MOVING PARTS IF YOU ADJUST THE PRAM/STROLLER. OTHERWISE THEY MAY
BE INJURED.
Remember, your child’s safety is your responsibility...
• NEVER USE ON stairs or ESCALATORS.
• Always use the tether strap when the stroller is in use.
• THE CORRECT USE AND MAINTENANCE OF THIS VEHICLE ARE ESSENTIAL.
• Be sure that all clamps and buckles are securely fixed and in place before use
• When in the stroller, your child must always wear the safety harness, correctly fitted and adjusted, at
all times.
• The maximum weight of the child for which this stroller was intended is 18 kgs.
• Can be used from a newborn baby onwards. A cocoon, specially designed to be used with a stroller, is
recommended when any fully reclining stroller is used with a newborn.
• Never run with a newborn baby in any pram or stroller until the child can sit up unassisted
(approximately 6 months).
• CHECK ALL PARTS BEFORE USE FOR BREAKAGE OR FATIGUE. DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY IF ANY PART IS FOUND TO BE
DAMAGED OR BROKEN.
• MAXIMUM LOAD OF BASKETS: 3.5KGS.
• Do not carry additional children. THIS STROLLER IS MANUFACTURED FOR THE USE WITH ONE CHILD ONLY
• ALWAYS be aware of the risks provided by fire and other significant sources of heat such as radiators,
etc. which may be in the immediate vicinity of your stroller.
• It may be unsafe to use any accessories other than VALCO baby approved ones.
• This product is intended for domestic use only. It is not intended for commercial use.
Should the chassis become wet, dry off promptly before storing. If this pram is used near the ocean or salted
roads, spray the chassis and seat frame with water and dry. We recommend a rust inhibiting product should
be used to prevent rust and fatigue on metal parts.
We recommend that you wipe down axles and lubricate the wheels every 3 months. Sand and dirt can grind
down axles, if you live near the beach or in a dusty environment you must wipe down the axles and wheels
then lubricate them monthly.
AXLES ARE BEST LUBRICATED WITH GREASE OR PETROLEUM JELLY. MOVING PARTS ARE BEST LUBRICATED
WITH SILICONE BASED PRODUCTS. DO NOT USE OIL BASED PRODUCTS.
valco
baby
In Australia/New Zealand
In North America only
www.valco.com.au
www.valcobaby.com
1 800 610 7850