BMW 5 Series: Child restraint fixing systems with a 
tether strap - LATCH child restraint fixing 
system - Transporting children safely - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Child restraint fixing systems with a tether strap

Mounting points

Mounting points
Mounting points

Depending on the vehicle equipment, there are two outer or three mounting points for child restraint fixing systems with a tether strap.

Only use the mounting eyes for the upper LATCH mounting eyes<> Only use the mounting eyes for the upper LATCH retaining strap to secure child restraint fixing systems; otherwise, the mounting eyes could be damaged.◀

Retaining strap guide

Retaining strap
Make sure the upper retaining strap does not run over sharp edges and is not twisted as it passes to the top anchor. Otherwise, the strap will not properly secure the child restraint fixing system in the event of an accident.◀

1. Direction of travel

1. Direction of travel
2. Head restraint.
3. Hook for upper retaining strap
4. Mounting point/eye
5. Rear window shelf
6. Seat backrest
7. Upper retaining strap

Attaching the upper retaining strap to the mounting point

1. Remove the mounting point cover.
2. Raise the head restraint. Do not change the middle head restraint.
3. Guide the upper retaining strap between the supports of the head restraint.
Guide it over the head restraint of the middle seat.
4. Attach the hook of the retaining strap to the mounting eye.
5. Tighten the retaining strap by pulling it down.
6. Lower the head restraint.

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