Download 2018 Honda Ridgeline Bed Tent User’s Information Manual – Installation Installing the Tent 1. Park the vehicle on smooth, level ground with the transmission in Park. Apply the parking brake. 2. Lower the tailgate. Remove the tent from the tent bag and lay it fl at on the bed. Locate the front door of the tent and place this end at the tailgate with the other end towards the front of the vehicle. 3. Locate the tent side straps (three per side). Loosely attach each strap to the vehicle. 4. Locate the three tent tailgate straps. Lift the tailgate, if necessary, and slide the three straps with male clips between the bed and tailgate.
Connect each strap with the male clip to the corresponding strap with the female clip. • Make sure that your hands are clear of the area between the bed and the tailgate before lowering the tailgate. 5. Assemble the six tent poles by unfolding each section. 6. Insert the different color tent poles into the corresponding color sleeves in the order shown. The tent poles may get stuck in the sleeves. Do not force the poles; gently slide the pole through the sleeve. NOTE: Do not place the poles into the pole pockets at this time. Slide the b • lue pole diagonally through the sleeve in the roof of the tent, from corner-to-corner. Repeat for the other blue pole (A).