Ford Escape: Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attachingchild safety seats - Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors andTethers for CHildren) attachments - Safety seats for children - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attachingchild safety seats

When used in combination, either the safety belt or the LATCH lower anchors may be attached first, provided a proper installation is achieved.

Attach the tether strap afterward, if included with the child seat. Refer to Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children in this chapter.

    Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions(center seating use)
    The lower anchors at the center of the second row rear seat are spaced 400 mm (16 inches) apart. The standardized spacing for LATCH lower anchors is 280 mm (11 inches) center to center. A child seat ...

    Attaching child safety seats with tether s
    Many forward-facing child safety seats include a tether strap which extends from the back of the child safety seat and hooks to an anchoring point called the top tether anchor. Tether straps are ava ...

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