Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Removing and fitting the head restraints

Fig. 44 Removing the front head restraint

Fig. 45 Removing a head restraint of the second or third row of seats

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Every seat is fitted with a head restraint. The L-shaped head restraints are each only designed for their respective seat. For this reason, do not install head restraints anywhere else.

Removing the front head restraint

  • Push the head restraint all the way up  .
  • Pull the head restraint out fully while pressing the button  .

Fitting the front head restraint

  • Position the head restraint correctly over the head restraint guides and then insert in the guides of the corresponding seat backrest.
  • Press and hold the button   and push down the head restraint.
  • Adjust the head restraint so a correct sitting position can be assumed   .

Removing head restraints of the second or third row of seats

  • Fold the backrest of the rear seat forward   .
  • Push the head restraint all the way up  .
  • Pull the head restraint out fully while pressing the button  .
  • Push back the rear seat backrest and allow to engage securely.

Installing head restraints of the second or third row of seats

  • Fold the backrest of the rear seat forward   .
  • Position the head restraint correctly over the head restraint guides and then insert in the guides of the corresponding seat backrest.
  • Press and hold the button   and push down the head restraint.
  • Push back the rear seat backrest and allow to engage securely.
  • Adjust the head restraint so a correct sitting position can be assumed   .

WARNING

Driving without head restraints or with incorrectly adjusted head restraints increases the risk of severe or fatal injuries in the event of an accident or sudden driving or braking manoeuvre.
  • If a seat is occupied, the head restraint for that seat must be fitted and adjusted correctly.
  • Head restraints that have been removed should be fitted as soon as possible so that passengers have correct protection.

NOTICE

When removing or fitting head restraints, make sure that they do not hit the roof, the front seat backrest or other vehicle parts. This will prevent damage from occurring.

NOTICE

Only fold the backrest of the third row of seats with built-in head restraints forward when the seats of the second row of seats have been pushed so far forward that the head restraints of the third row of seats will not not come into contact with the backrests when they are folded forward. The backrests of the second row of seats could otherwise be damaged.

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