Making kids safer, one question at a time.  Welcome to the Car-Seat.Org community!   Motor Vehicle Crashes are the #1 cause of fatal injury for children and adults, age groups 1 to 34.   Selecting a safe car, minivan or SUV, plus correctly using child restraints and seatbelts may be the most important things you can do to protect your family.   Need help installing an infant, convertible or booster seat?   Looking for carseat reviews or compatibility advice? Need help buying the best and safest car seats for your baby, toddler or older kid?   No question is a bad one, so please click here to ask our experts a question and then join our friendly community of moms, dads, caregivers and advocates in the USA and Canada.   Thank you for visiting; buckle-up and drive safely!


Sponsored Ads

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Threaded View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #1
    Carseat Crazy TheQueenMother's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006

    Ford F150 SuperCab Trucks, Tether Question

    I am in car seat hell. Dh bought a new truck last week and I have had a nightmare time installing a FF RA in the rear center position. Finally, I took it to the health dept and the tech and I spent forever installing it. However, I have a ? about the tether anchors. In my manual, it states that the tether straps are to be threaded thru these "tether loops" behind the seat, they are small pieces of nylon. After threading the tether strap thru these, the instructions state to attach the tether strap to an ajacent tether loop. Which is what we did, but was crazy to both the tech and I. For one thing, isn't the entire point of tethering the seat to attach it to the frame of the vehicle? And the manual states that each tether strap can act as a threading loop and a tethering loop at the same time. If one is unable to connect 2 car seats to a single metal anchor bolted to the metal FRAME of the truck, how in the flip is a piece of nylon webbing supposed to hold 2 car seats?
    Had I messed w/ this before he purchased this we would not have a Ford at all.

  2. # ADS
    Sponsored Ads
    Join Date
    April, 2001



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts