BMW 5 Series: On the front passenger seat - Installing child restraint fixing 
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After installing a child restraint fixing system in the front passenger seat, make sure that the front, knee and side airbags on the front passenger side are deactivated.

Deactivate the front passenger airbags automatically

If a child restraint fixing system is used in Deactivating the front passenger airbags
If a child restraint fixing system is used in the front passenger seat, the front passenger airbags must be deactivated; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury to the child when the airbags are triggered, even with a child restraint fixing system.◀

Seat position and height

Before installing a child restraint fixing system, move the front passenger seat as far back as possible and bring it up to medium height to obtain the best possible position for the belt and to offer optimal protection in the event of an accident.

Do not change the seat position and height after this.

    Notes
    Manufacturer's information for child restraint fixing systems To select, mount and use child restraint fixing systems, observe the information provided by the system manufacturer; otherwise, t ...

    Child seat security
    Child seat security The rear safety belts and the front passenger safety belt can be locked against pulling out for mounting the child restraint fixing systems. Locking the safety belt 1. Pul ...

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