Can you use a Graco infant car seat without the base?
Like most other rear facing only seats on the market, the Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 LX can also be installed without the base. The lap belt will be the only belt going through the belt guides on the car seat. The shoulder belt will lay against the vehicle seat back.
Is it safe to install car seat without base?
Clearly it’s preferred to use your infant car seat with the base, but if you’re traveling with baby, it’s much safer to use your seat without the base than to not use a car seat at all. Do ensure that your seat CAN actually be installed without a base.
Can Graco SnugRide 30 be used without base?
The SnugRide 30 can be installed safely without the base using the typical American belt routing method (Euro belt routing is not currently allowed). The carrier is secured directly to the vehicle with the lap portion of the seatbelt (do NOT place the shoulder belt through the belt path).
Do all Graco car seats use the same base?
Are all Graco car seat bases compatible? No, all Graco car seat bases are not compatible with all Graco car seats. Bases must be in the same “family” to be compatible with a car seat. For example, a base with SnugRide SnugLock in the name will be compatible with a car seat with SnugRide SnugLock in its title as well.
Do all infant car seats need a base?
Infant car seat installation without the base (seat only) Typically, you don’t need the base to properly use your car seat — it’s just a convenience. To install without the base, just thread the seat belt through the grooves on the side of the seat and tighten in the same manner as above.
Do all baby car seats need a base?
Infant seats are safe whether they are on a base or not, provided they are compatible to both the car and child; as well as fitted correctly on every journey. Bases are considered safer as these generally remain fitted in the car, either with the seat belt or using ISOFIX.
Are all infant car seat bases the same?
Each model of infant car seat is tested with a specific base; using some other base that is not federally approved for that seat is dangerous and against recommendations.
Do all Graco infant seats fit Graco bases?