Front Seats

Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision.

Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to reduce the risk of injury in a collision WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop.

Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or WARNING: Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to ensure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat may become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision.

Adjustable head restraints

Your vehicle is equipped with front row outboard head restraints that are vertically adjustable.

To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occupants should not sit in and/or operate the vehicle, until the head restraint is placed in its proper position. The driver should never adjust the head restraint while the vehicle is in motion.

The adjustable head restraints consist of:

• a trimmed energy absorbing foam and structure (1),
• two steel stems (2),
• a guide sleeve adjust/release button (3),
• and a guide sleeve unlock/remove button (4).

To adjust the head restraint, do the following:

To adjust the head restraint, do the following:

1. Adjust the seatback to an upright driving/riding position.
2. Raise the head restraint by pulling up on the head restraint.

3. Lower the head restraint by pressing and holding the guide sleeve adjust/release

3. Lower the head restraint by pressing and holding the guide sleeve adjust/release button and pushing down on the head restraint.

Properly adjust the head restraint so that the top of the head restraint is even

Properly adjust the head restraint so that the top of the head restraint is even with the top of your head and positioned as close as possible to the back of your head. For occupants of extremely tall stature, adjust the head restraint to its full up position.

The adjustable head restraint is a safety device. WARNING: The adjustable head restraint is a safety device.

Whenever possible it should be installed and properly adjusted when the seat is occupied.

To remove the adjustable head restraint, do the following:

1. Pull up the head restraint until it reaches the highest adjustment position.

2. Simultaneously press and hold both the adjust/release button and the unlock/remove

2. Simultaneously press and hold both the adjust/release button and the unlock/remove button, then pull up on the head restraint.

To reinstall the adjustable head restraint, do the following:

To reinstall the adjustable head restraint, do the following:

1. Insert the two stems into the guide sleeve collars.
2. Push the head restraint down until it locks.

Properly adjust the head restraint so that the top of the head restraint is even

Properly adjust the head restraint so that the top of the head restraint is even with the top of your head and positioned as close as possible to the back of your head. For occupants of extremely tall stature, adjust the head restraint to its full up position.

To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, head restraints must WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, head restraints must be installed properly.

Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)

Lift handle to move seat forward or backward.

Pull lever up to adjust seatback.

Pull lever up to adjust seatback.

Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)

Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)

The lumbar support control is located on the inboard side of the driver’s seatback.

Turn the lumbar support control clockwise to increase firmness.

Turn the lumbar support control counterclockwise to increase softness.

Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)

Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)

Never adjust the driver’s seat or seatback when the vehicle is moving. WARNING: Never adjust the driver’s seat or seatback when the vehicle is moving.

Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to avoid injuring people in a collision WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to avoid injuring people in a collision or sudden stop.

Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across WARNING: Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips.

Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision.

Sitting improperly out of position or with the seat back reclined too far can take WARNING: Sitting improperly out of position or with the seat back reclined too far can take off weight from the seat cushion and affect the decision of the passenger sensing system, resulting in serious injury or death in a crash. Always sit upright against your seatback, with your feet on the floor.

To reduce the risk of possible serious injury: Do not hang objects off seat back WARNING: To reduce the risk of possible serious injury: Do not hang objects off seat back or stow objects in the seatback map pocket (if equipped) when a child is in the front passenger seat. Do not place objects underneath the front passenger seat or between the seat and the center console (if equipped). Check the “passenger airbag off” or “pass airbag off” indicator lamp for proper airbag status. Refer to Front passenger sensing system in the Airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) section for additional details. Failure to follow these instructions may interfere with the front passenger seat sensing system.

The control is located on the outboard side of the seat cushion.

Press to raise or lower the front portion of the seat cushion.

Press to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion.

Press to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion.

Press the control to move the seat forward, backward, up or down.

Press the control to move the seat forward, backward, up or down.

Heated seats (if equipped)

Heated seats (if equipped)

Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin because of advanced age, chronic WARNING: Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes, spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion, or other physical conditions, must exercise care when using the seat heater. The seat heater may cause burns even at low temperatures, especially if used for long periods of time. Do not place anything on the seat that insulates against heat, such as a blanket or cushion, because this may cause the seat heater to overheat. Do not puncture the seat with pins, needles, or other pointed objects because this may damage the heating element which may cause the seat heater to overheat. An overheated seat may cause serious personal injury.

Note: Do not do the following:
• Place heavy objects on the seat
• Operate the seat heater if water or any other liquid is spilled on the seat. Allow the seat to dry thoroughly.

To operate the heated seats:
• Press the button located on the instrument panel to activate.
• Press again to deactivate.

The heated seats will activate when the ignition is in the on position and the

The heated seats will activate when the ignition is in the on position and the engine is running.

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