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Zoooooot! TootsMcGoots Due July 20 (girl); 2 kids; Saskatchewan 5251 posts
Feb 22nd '13

.................Beeee-oooooop!...................

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13

In RF because of the way the seat it i think its meant to be reclined.

Ivana, VBA2C success! 3 kids; Aurora, Colorado 6834 posts
Feb 22nd '13

is it rear facing?? I did it shortly before my son's second birthday, he is still rear facing, but his seat is more upright now.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13

It also depends on the car seat what seat do u have

TootsMcGoots Due July 20 (girl); 2 kids; Saskatchewan 5251 posts
Feb 22nd '13

He's RFing (only 8 months) and we have the Safety 1st brand.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Tonkette:" He's RFing (only 8 months) and we have the Safety 1st brand."


Id look in the manual to see of u can

Ivana, VBA2C success! 3 kids; Aurora, Colorado 6834 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Tonkette:" He's RFing (only 8 months) and we have the Safety 1st brand."

I have the safety 1st all in one and I had to sit it more upright to make more room for the front seats, that carseat is so huge! So far he has been just fine. I don't think it has made a difference to not recline him in rear facing.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Ivana, expecting #3!:" I have the safety 1st all in one and I had to sit it more upright to make more room for the front seats, ... [snip!] ... carseat is so huge! So far he has been just fine. I don't think it has made a difference to not recline him in rear facing. "


if its in the manual not to do it then it can cause the seat to fail in a crash id check ur manual i know some of them RF has to stay at a 45 degree angle when RF.

Ivana, VBA2C success! 3 kids; Aurora, Colorado 6834 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Click Me Click Me!!!:" if its in the manual not to do it then it can cause the seat to fail in a crash id check ur manual i know some of them RF has to stay at a 45 degree angle when RF."

oh I will have to check then, I didn't see anything saying it had to be that way, it says to use the recline only in rear facing,not when forward facing, but it doesn't say it has to be reclined when RF. I better look online.

TootsMcGoots Due July 20 (girl); 2 kids; Saskatchewan 5251 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Click Me Click Me!!!:" Id look in the manual to see of u can"


SO put the manual in a "safe place"...and forgot where he put it :roll:....men...haha I thought maybe the weight/height guideline was the same for all convertible seats....I didn't even think of checking for an online manual.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Tonkette:" SO put the manual in a "safe place"...and forgot where he put it :roll:....men...haha I thought maybe ... [snip!] ... the weight/height guideline was the same for all convertible seats....I didn't even think of checking for an online manual."


No but theres are online/




My seat RF to 40 lbs and FF to 70 my sons FF only and harnesses to 90 lbs.

Ivana, VBA2C success! 3 kids; Aurora, Colorado 6834 posts
Feb 22nd '13
Quoting Tonkette:" SO put the manual in a "safe place"...and forgot where he put it :roll:....men...haha I thought maybe ... [snip!] ... the weight/height guideline was the same for all convertible seats....I didn't even think of checking for an online manual."

for the safety 1st all in one the weight for RF is 35lbs, the height is 33".
For forward facing, it harnesses until 45lbs.

Denise87 Due April 6 (girl); Indiana 321 posts
Feb 22nd '13

ours is a graco but it says right on the seat that the little ball must be in this position when rear facing which is at a 45 degree angle

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49166 posts
Feb 22nd '13

I have had many car seats i think i know what im doing now lol. I have had a dino when they were sunshine kids i had a myride and now have a recaro and graco for my so and i have a britax bulavard 70cs and im looking at the frontieer 85 for my son to replace my recaro since the LATCH laws are chaning