Britax Boulevard (RF)
|Manufacturer / Model Name||Britax Boulevard (RF)|
|Model Number / Manufacture Date||E9L74J3 / Mar 31, 2009|
|Weight / Height||5lb - 35lb / head 1" below top of restraint|
|Evaluation of Labels||
There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS on the labeling. Additional sizing information is not illustrated and is given in text only. No additional harness slot height adjustment information is given. Labels do not explain the use of LATCH.
|Evaluation of Instructions||
The manual does not have a dedicated storage compartment or it hangs on a string. The restraint is not pictured in a rear vehicle seat in the manual. In the manual, the section which details vehicle seat belt types does not provide complete information. The user must read text to prepare and route LATCH belt correctly. The LATCH attachments arrive stored, and the owner's manual does not describe how to remove them from storage prior to first use.
|Securing the Child||
The restraint was not set for the smallest possible occupant. The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement. The harness must be rethread when reassembling after cleaning. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to the rear-facing mode; these must be followed in the manual. The harness must be rethread when reassembling after cleaning. When disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces to the restraint must be removed and could be misplaced.
The user may need to refer to the instruction manual for guidance regarding how to use the belt-positioning feature correctly. It may be uncomfortable for larger hands to route the seat belt or LATCH belt through the belt path. Interference is possible between a seat component and the belt routing system. A printed/molded line is present on the restraint that must be leveled to the ground. There are not three levels of built-in recline available. Push-button-style connectors are used as LATCH attachments. The LATCH storage area is not labeled.
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