Can I install the baby capsule myself?
Yes, of course, we absolutely encourage that! Child restraints are designed and manufactured with a view that any parent can install them, with the help of an instruction manual. During our Maxi-Cosi hire process, you will be guided to safely install your baby capsule with our easy installation support videos and guides. Please always feel free to contact us too!
It's a simple 5 step process:
1. Recline your capsule base to the optimum. highest position.
2. Choose your installation method, either using ISOFIX or your very own lap-sash seat belt.
3. Easily connect the capsule to the base by aligning the slots of the capsule.
4. Attach the top tether strap to the anchor point in your vehicle.
5. Loosen the top tether strap using the adjuster, and unhook the top tether strap from the loop section.
Please check out our installation videos above in the video section to see how a Maxi-Cosi Mico Plus baby capsule can be easily installed in a car. If you need any further assistance or are confused don't worry, we are here to help and guide you. Please feel free to call us, email us, or message us on Facebook.
Can I use a professional fitter to install a baby capsule?
Yes, you can hire an authorised restraint fitter, however, it's at your discretion and cost.
What if the baby capsule does not fit in my car?
in the rare occurrence your car is not suitable for our baby capsules, please contact us. We suggest you refer to your car's instruction manual.
The top tether doesn't reach the anchor point?
In some vehicles, the anchorage point may be located in the boot floor or right at the end in the ceiling and you may require an additional extension, please ensure that you purchase the extension strap during checkout. The extensions straps are available in two (300mm or 600 mm) standard sizes, the extension is not adjustable and it's the customer's responsibility to order the appropriate strap length.
What is the difference between ISOFIX and non ISOFIX installation?
The difference between ISOFIX compatibility and NON-ISOFIX compatibility is the method of installation. Please note that ISOFIX installation is only for use in cars with ISOFIX connections. To confirm if your car is ISOFIX compatible, please consult the car’s handbook or owner's manual.
Is it safer to install with the ISOFIX method or the lap-sash method?
Both methods are equally as safe when installed correctly. Please follow the installation instructions in your child restraint’s instruction manual.