How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask A. Penland Your Own Question

A. Penland
A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE
Category: Mercury
Satisfied Customers: 4862
Experience:  ASE Master Certified. ASE Gasoline Engine Performance Certified,Ford Senior Master Technician
14865528
Type Your Mercury Question Here...
A. Penland is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Mercury villager: a tether bolt for a child restraint seat..minivan

Customer Question

How do you install a tether bolt for a child restraint seat in a mercury villager minivan?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  A. Penland replied 5 years ago.

HelloCustomer

The child seat tether bolt installs in the rear for the rear seat only. Below are the directions for the install.

Section 01-20A: Restraints, Active1995 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION


 

Child Safety Seat, Tether Attachment

Tether Attachment Location

graphic

Tether Attachment

NOTE: The child safety seat tether must be attached to a child safety belt anchor tether (613D74) which is bolted to the rear floor pan (11215) . The child safety belt anchor tether bolt must first be removed.

Removal

  1. Open the liftgate (40010) and remove the luggage compartment hold down net (55066) (if equipped).
  1. WARNING: IF THE CHILD SAFETY BELT ANCHOR TETHER BOLT IS REMOVED, THE HOLE MUST BE SEALED TO PREVENT THE POSSIBILITY OF EXHAUST FUMES ENTERING THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.

    Cut through the plastic along the U-shaped tether location outlines on the floor carpet (13000) of the luggage area in order to gain access to the child safety belt anchor tether bolt.

graphic

 

  1. Remove the child safety belt anchor tether bolt.

Installation

WARNING: ONLY USE THE TETHER ATTACHMENT HOLE LOCATIONS SHOWN IN THE ILLUSTRATION. THE TETHER ANCHOR MAY NOT PERFORM PROPERLY IF THE WRONG MOUNTING LOCATION IS USED.

WARNING: FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE PRECAUTIONS COULD INCREASE THE CHANCE AND/OR SEVERITY OF INJURY IN AN ACCIDENT.

Install the child safety belt anchor tether to accommodate a tether strap as follows:

  1. Attach the preassembled child safety belt anchor tether hardware by orienting the tab in the bracket toward the front of the vehicle.
  1. Install the child safety belt anchor tether bolt. Tighten the child safety belt anchor tether bolt to 13 Nm (115 lb-in).
  1. Follow the child safety seat directions for attaching the tether strap to the anchor bracket.

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
< Last | Next >
  • AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on. Rich D USA
  • Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me. Molly USA
  • I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service. Jason V. Kirkland, WA
  • I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there. BR New Jersey
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1601
    ASE Certs and Ford Certs
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FO/fordguy4u/2011-12-17_222940_HPIM1257.64x64.JPG Ron's Avatar

    Ron

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1601
    ASE Certs and Ford Certs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/muddyford/2012-6-13_1204_1.64x64.png Chris (aka- Moose)'s Avatar

    Chris (aka- Moose)

    Mercury Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1399
    16 years experience with Mercury
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JM/jmcdo28/2012-2-23_01655_resized.64x64.jpg John Mc's Avatar

    John Mc

    Mercury Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    403
    19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/wmarti7/2009-4-18_04332_Avatar.jpg Chuck's Avatar

    Chuck

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    287
    33 Years experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/scottz136/2008-12-09_220350_js640_p1010013.jpg scottz136's Avatar

    scottz136

    Mercury Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    260
    senior master lincoln mercury tech.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TI/tim37857/2011-10-28_23053_S6301814.64x64.JPG Tim's Auto Repair's Avatar

    Tim's Auto Repair

    mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    257
    Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/drivefast1971/2012-1-12_172422_0009051tQKh.64x64.jpg Ron Z.'s Avatar

    Ron Z.

    - Mercury Tech -

    Satisfied Customers:

    197
    18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Mercury Diagnostics
 
 
 
Chat Now With A Mercury Mechanic
A. Penland
A. Penland
Mercury Mechanic
4862 Satisfied Customers
ASE Master Certified. ASE Gasoline Engine Performance Certified,Ford Senior Master Technician