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.

    Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
    The LATCH system holds a child restraint during driving or in a crash. This system is designed to make installation of a child restraint easier. The LATCH system uses anchors in the vehicle and atta ...

    Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
    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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