Suzuki Grand Vitara: Head Restraints - Before Driving - Suzuki Grand Vitara Owner's ManualSuzuki Grand Vitara: Head Restraints

Head restraints are designed to help reduce the risk of neck injuries in case
Head Restraints

Head restraints are designed to help reduce the risk of neck injuries in case of an accident. Adjust the head restraint to the position which places the center of the head restraint closest to the top of your ears. If this is not possible for very tall passengers, adjust the head restraint as high as possible.

• Never drive the vehicle with the head restraints removed. WARNING:
• Never drive the vehicle with the head restraints removed.
• Do not attempt to adjust the head restraint while driving.

To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the restraint until it clicks. To
Front

To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the restraint until it clicks. To lower the restraint, push down on the restraint while holding in the release knob (1). If a head restraint must be removed (for cleaning, replacement, etc.), use the following procedure.

1) Insert a sharp-pointed tool into the small hole (2). Push the tip into the hole (2) and hold it while pushing in the release knob (1). 2) Pull the head restraint all the way out while pushing the release knob (1) and holding the tip in the hole (2).

NOTE: It may be necessary to recline the seatback to provide enough overhead clearance to remove the head restraint.

To reinstall the head restraint, insert the head restraint bars into the holes

To reinstall the head restraint, insert the head restraint bars into the holes (2) and push the head restraint down.

To raise the rear head restraint, pull upward on the restraint until it clicks.
Rear

To raise the rear head restraint, pull upward on the restraint until it clicks. To lower the restraint, push down on the restraint while holding in the release knob. If a head restraint must be removed (for cleaning, replacement, etc.), push in the release knob and pull the head restraint all the way out. When installing a child restraint system, raise the head restraint to the most upper position.

    Seat Adjustment
    WARNING: Never attempt to adjust the driver’s seat or seatback while driving. The seat or seatback could move unexpectedly, causing loss of control. Make sure that the driver’s seat and seatb ...

    Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems
    WARNING: An air bag supplements, or adds to, the frontal crash protection offered by seat belts. The driver and all passengers must be properly restrained by wearing seat belts at all times, wh ...

    See also:

    The alarm system
    The alarm is automatically armed whenever the vehicle is locked with the remote key or optional Personal Car Communicator. When armed, the alarm continuously monitors a number of points on the ...

    Tire Service Life
    The service life of your tires is dependent on many factors, including, but not limited to, driving habits, road conditions, vehicle loading, inflation pressure, maintenance history, speed, ...

    Reporting safety defects (U.S.A.)
    If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTS ...