Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Special seat belt retractor - Child restraint systems - Children in the vehicle - Safety - Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners ManualMercedes-Benz C-Class: Special seat belt retractor

All seat belts except the driver's seat belt are equipped with a special seat belt retractor.

When activated, the special seat belt retractor ensures the seat belt will not slacken once the child restraint system has been secured.

Installing a child restraint system:
manufacturer's installation instructions. Always comply with the manufacturer's installation instructions.
the inertia reel. Pull the seat belt smoothly from the inertia reel.
belt buckle. Engage the seat belt tongue in the belt buckle.

Activating the special seat belt retractor:
let the inertia reel retract it again. Pull the seat belt out fully and let the inertia reel retract it again.
While the seat belt is retracting, you should hear a ratcheting sound. The special seat belt retractor is enabled.
system to take up any slack. Push down on the child restraint system to take up any slack.

Removing a child restraint system/deactivating the special seat belt retractor:
manufacturer's installation instructions. Always comply with the manufacturer's installation instructions.
and guide the belt tongue to the belt outlet. The special seat belt retractor is Press the seat belt release button and guide the belt tongue to the belt outlet. The special seat belt retractor is deactivated.

WARNING
Never release the seat belt buckle while the vehicle is in motion, since the special seat belt retractor will be deactivated.

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