Buick Enclave: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash - Child Restraints - Seats and Restraints - Buick Enclave Owner's ManualBuick Enclave: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash

A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle.WARNING
A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle.

► damaged LATCH system may not properly secure the child restraint, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash.

To help make sure the LATCH system is working properly after a crash, see your dealer to have the system inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible.

If the vehicle has the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed.

New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash.

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    When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle. If the child restraint has the ...

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