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    Vehicle seat recline

    I hope this isn't a dumb question....

    Is it allowable to leave the vehicle seat in recline if it clicks into that position? We are putting a new Monterey into the second row of an MDX. The Monterey can be reclined to match the recline of the vehicle seat and the belt position still appears good on our 6yo daughter.

    Just want to see if this will be okay for longer trips when she might want to sleep.


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    Re: Vehicle seat recline

    Check your car's manual. If it doesn't say not to it'd be ok to recline it a click or two. Not too much, since then she'd be at risk for submarining, but a click or two would be fine if your car allows it.

    wendy, cpst-i mom to
    piper, 7/26/02, 62", 108#, seatbelt, driving her own car
    laine 9/16/09, 54", 96#, Nuna Aaces, Diono Solana 2
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic  785

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