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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Fastening and unfastening seat belts with two buckles

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual / Before the journey / Sitting correctly and safely / Seat belts / Fastening and unfastening seat belts with two buckles

Fig. 59 Fastening the seat belt on the middle seat in the second row of seats

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

If worn properly, seat belts hold the vehicle occupants in the correct sitting position during an accident or braking manoeuvre, giving occupants maximum protection  .

The seat belt for the middle seat in the second row of seats has two buckles.

Fastening the seat belts

Fasten seat belts before every trip.

  • Always adjust the rear seat and head restraint correctly   .
  • Engage the rear seat backrests in an upright position  .
  • Take hold of the latch plate   and pull the belt downwards. Do not twist the belt in the process  .
  • Insert the latch plate ① securely into the buckle belonging to the occupied seat Ⓐ.
  • Take hold of the latch plate   and pull it across the passenger's pelvis.
  • Insert the latch plate ② securely into the buckle belonging to the occupied seat Ⓑ.
  • Pull on the seat belt to ensure that both latch plates are securely engaged in the locks.

Unfastening the seat belts

Unfasten seat belts only when the vehicle is stationary  .

  • Press the red button in the buckle  . The latch plate is released and springs out.
  • Press the red button in the buckle  . The latch plate is released and springs out.
  • Guide the belt back by hand so that it rolls up easily, without twisting the seat belt and without damaging the trim.

WARNING

Incorrect seat belt routing can cause severe or fatal injuries in the event of an accident.
  • The seat belts offer best protection only when the backrests are in an upright position and the seat belts have been fastened properly according to the occupant's height.
  • Unfastening seat belts while the vehicle is in motion can lead to severe or fatal injuries in the event of an accident or sudden braking manoeuvre.

A diagram depicting how to fasten a seat belt with two buckles is located on the seat belt.

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