Hyundai Elantra: Securing a child restraint seat with Tether Anchor system - Using a child restraint system - Child restraint system - Safety features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Securing a child restraint seat with Tether Anchor system


Child restraint hook holders are located on the package tray.

Child restraint hook holders are located on the package tray.

1. Route the child restraint seat strap over the seatback.

1. Route the child restraint seat strap over the seatback.

For vehicles with adjustable headrests, route the tether strap under the headrest and between the headrest posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback.

2. Connect the tether strap hook to the appropriate child restraint hook holder and tighten to secure the child restraint seat.

A child can be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraintWARNING

A child can be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraint is not properly anchored to the car and the child is not properly restrained in the child restraint. Always follow the child seat manufacturers instructions for installation and use.

- Tether strapWARNING - Tether strap

Never mount more than one child restraint to a single tether anchor or to a single lower anchorage point. The increased load caused by multiple seats may cause the tethers or anchorage points to break, causing serious injury or death.

- Child restraint checkWARNING - Child restraint check

Check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Incorrectly fitted child restraints may swing, twist, tip or separate causing death or serious injury.

- Child restraint anchorageWARNING - Child restraint anchorage

  • Child restraint anchorages are designed to withstand only those loads imposed by correctly fitted child restraints. Under no circumstances are they to be used for adult seat belts or harnesses or for attaching other items or equipment to the vehicle.
  • The tether strap may not work properly if attached somewhere other than the correct tether anchor.
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