Kia Optima: Securing a child restraint seat with Tether Anchor system - Using a child restraint system - Child restraint system - Safety features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Owners ManualKia Optima: Securing a child restraint seat with Tether Anchor system

Child restraint hook holders are located on the package tray.

Child restraint hook holders are located on the package tray.

1.Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback.

1.Route the child restraint seat tether strap over the seatback.

For vehicles with adjustable headrests, route the tether strap under the headrest and between the headrest posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback.

2.Connect the tether strap hook to the appropriate child restraint hook holder and tighten to secure the child restraint seat.

When using the vehicle's "Tether Anchor" system to install a child restraint WARNING

When using the vehicle's "Tether Anchor" system to install a child restraint system in the rear seat, all unused vehicle rear seat belt metal latch plates or tabs must be latched securely in their seat belt buckles and the seat belt webbing must be retracted behind the child restraint to prevent the child from reaching and taking hold of unretracted seat belts. Unlatched metal latch plates or tabs may allow the child to reach the unretracted seat belts which may result in strangulation and a serious injury or death to the child in the child restraint.

WARNING - Tether strap

Check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in WARNING - Child restraint check

Check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Incorrectly fitted child restraints may swing, twist, tip or separate causing death or serious injury.

- Child restraint anchorage WARNING

- Child restraint anchorage

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