Lower Anchor and Top Tether Anchor Locations

Regular Cab — Two-Passenger Front Seat
Regular Cab — Two-Passenger Front Seat

Regular Cab — Three-Passenger Front Seat
Regular Cab — Three-Passenger Front Seat

Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors.

Do not install a child restraint in the center front seat position. See Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position) on page 3‑60 or Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat Position) on page 3‑62 or Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position) on page 3‑62 for more information.

Crew and Extended Cab Rear Seat
Crew and Extended Cab Rear Seat

Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors.

Seating positions with two lower anchors. (Lower Anchor): Seating positions with two lower anchors.

For crew and extended cab models, the rear outboard seating positions have exposed metal lower anchors located in the crease between the seatback and the seat cushion.

For regular cab models, there is an anchor symbol on the covers to assist you in locating the top tether anchors.

For regular cab models, there is an anchor symbol on the covers to assist you in locating the top tether anchors.

Regular Cab
Regular Cab

Do not install a child restraint in the center seat position. See Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position) on page 3‑60 or Securing Child Restraints (Center Front Seat Position) on page 3‑62 or Securing Child Restraints (Right Front Seat Position) on page 3‑62 for more information.

For regular cab models, the top tether anchors are located under covers on the back panel behind the passenger seat. Remove the trim plug to access the anchor. Be sure to use an anchor located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be placed.

Crew Cab Shown, Extended Cab Similar
Crew Cab Shown, Extended Cab Similar

For crew and extended cab models, the top tether anchors are the loops located near the top of the seatback for each rear seating position.

These loops will be used to route the top tether through, as well as, to secure the top tether in the vehicle.

Be sure to use an anchor (loop) located on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be placed.

Be sure to read the instructions following to properly install a child restraint using these loops.

Do not secure a child restraint in a position without a top tether anchor if a national or local law requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top tether must be attached.

According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint system secured in a rear seating position. See Where to Put the Restraint on page 3‑49 for additional information.

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