To hook the top tether

1. Remove the head restraint at the window-side seating position where the child restraint system has been installed with the lower anchorages or seatbelt; lift up the head restraint while pressing the release button. Store the head restraint in the trunk (4-door) or cargo area (5-door).
To hook the top tether

1. Remove the head restraint at the window-side seating position where the child restraint system has been installed with the lower anchorages or seatbelt; lift up the head restraint while pressing the release button. Store the head restraint in the trunk (4-door) or cargo area (5-door).

Avoid placing the head restraint in the passenger compartment to prevent it from being thrown around in the passenger compartment in a sudden stop or a sharp turn.

5-door models (type A)
4-door models

5-door models (type B)
5-door models (type A)

2. Open or remove the cover for the appropriate upper anchorage.
5-door models (type B)

2. Open or remove the cover for the appropriate upper anchorage.

NOTE
For 5-door models with the type B top tether anchorages, there is a top tether cover on the cargo floor cover. Lift up the cargo floor cover and remove the top tether cover. After removing the cover, store it in the under-floor storage compartment or another storage compartment. Refer to Under-floor storage compartment or Storage compartment.

5-door models (type A)
4-door models

5-door models (type B)
5-door models (type A)

3. Attach the child restraint top tether hook to the appropriate upper anchorage.
5-door models (type B)

3. Attach the child restraint top tether hook to the appropriate upper anchorage.

4. For 5-door models with the type B top tether anchorages, reinstall the cargo floor cover.

4. For 5-door models with the type B top tether anchorages, reinstall the cargo floor cover.

5. Tighten the top tether securely.

Please contact your SUBARU dealer if you have any question regarding the installation of a child restraint system.

Always remove the head restraint when mounting a child restraint system with a top tether. Otherwise, the top tether cannot be fastened tightly.

Always remove the head restraint when mounting a child restraint system with a top tether. Otherwise, the top tether cannot be fastened tightly.

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