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Essential Safety Equipment
Child Restraint
2. Anchor bracket
Installation on rear center seat
The ISOFIX/LATCH*1 lower anchors at
(5-Door)
the center of the rear seat are much
further apart than the sets of ISOFIX/
LATCH*1 lower anchors for
child-restraint system installation at
other seating positions. Child-restraint
systems with rigid ISOFIX/LATCH*1
attachments cannot be installed on the
center seating position. Some ISOFIX/
LATCH*1 equipped child-restraint
systems can be placed in the center
1. Tether strap
position and will reach the nearest
2. Anchor bracket
ISOFIX/LATCH*1 lower anchors which
3. Forward
are 434 mm (17.1 in) apart. ISOFIX/
LATCH*1 compatible child-restraint
systems (with attachments on belt
Always attach the tether strap to the
webbing) can be used at this seating
correct tether anchor position:
position only if the child-restraint
Attaching the tether strap to the
system manufacturer's instructions
incorrect tether anchor position is
state that the child-restraint system can
dangerous. In a collision, the tether
be installed to ISOFIX/LATCH*1 lower
strap could come off and loosen the
anchors that are 434 mm (17.1 in)
child-restraint system. If the
apart. Do not attach two child-restraint
child-restraint system moves it could
systems to the same ISOFIX/LATCH*1
result in death or injury to the child.
lower anchor. If your child-restraint
system has a tether, it must also be
Always install the head restraint and
used for your child's optimum safety.
adjust it to the appropriate position
after removing the child-restraint
The procedure is the same as the
system:
installation for the rear outboard seats.
Driving with the head restraint
*1
ISOFIX (Mexico)/LATCH (Except
removed is dangerous as impact to the
Mexico)
occupant's head cannot be prevented
during emergency braking or in a
collision, which could result in a
serious accident, injury or death.
Refer to Head Restraints on page 2-17.
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Essential Safety Equipment
Child Restraint
ISOFIX/LATCH*1 lower anchor
(5-Door)
location
1. Tether strap
2. Anchor bracket
3. Forward
WARNING
Always attach the tether strap to the
Always remove the head restraint and
correct tether anchor position:
install child-restraint system (except
Attaching the tether strap to the
when installing a backless booster
incorrect tether anchor position is
seat):
dangerous. In a collision, the tether
Installing a child-restraint system
strap could come off and loosen the
without removing the head restraint is
child-restraint system. If the
dangerous. The child-restraint system
child-restraint system moves it could
cannot be installed correctly which
result in death or injury to the child.
may result in death or injury to the
child in a collision.
Always install the head restraint and
adjust it to the appropriate position
(4-Door)
after removing the child-restraint
system:
Driving with the head restraint
removed is dangerous as impact to the
occupant's head cannot be prevented
during emergency braking or in a
collision, which could result in a
serious accident, injury or death.
Refer to Head Restraints on page 2-17.
*
1 ISOFIX (Mexico)/LATCH (Except
Mexico)
1. Tether strap
2. Anchor bracket
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
The air bag supplemental restraint
Supplemental Restraint
systems are designed to provide
System (SRS) Precautions
supplemental protection in certain
situations so seat belts are always
Supplemental Restraint System
important in the following ways:
(SRS) Precautions
Without seat belt usage, the air bags
The front and side supplemental
cannot provide adequate protection
restraint systems (SRS) include different
during an accident. Seat belt usage is
types of air bags. Please verify the
necessary to:
different types of air bags which are
equipped on your vehicle by locating
Keep the occupant from being
the “SRS AIRBAG” location indicators.
thrown into an inflating air bag.
These indicators are visible in the area
Reduce the possibility of injuries
where the air bags are installed.
during an accident that is not
The air bags are installed in the
designed for air bag inflation, such as
following locations:
rear impact.
Reduce the possibility of injuries in
frontal, near frontal or side collisions
The steering wheel hub (driver air
or roll-over accidents that are not
bag)
severe enough to activate the air
The front passenger dashboard (front
bags.
passenger air bag)
Reduce the possibility of being
Under the instrument panel (driver
thrown from your vehicle.
and front passenger* knee air bags)
Reduce the possibility of injuries to
The outboard sides of the front
lower body and legs during an
seatbacks (side air bags)
accident because the air bags
The front and rear window pillars,
provide no protection to these parts
and the roof edge along both sides
of the body.
(curtain air bags)
Hold the driver in a position which
allows better control of the vehicle.
Vehicles with the Front Passenger
Occupant Classification System have a
sensor which detects an impending
roll-over accident.
*Some models.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
If your vehicle is also equipped with a
WARNING
front passenger occupant
classification system, refer to the Front
Seat belts must be worn in air bag
Passenger Occupant Classification
equipped vehicles:
System (page 2-70) for details.
Depending only on the air bags for
If your vehicle is equipped with a front
protection during an accident is
passenger occupant classification
dangerous. Alone, air bags may not
system, the front passenger air bag
prevent serious injuries. The
deactivation indicator light illuminates
appropriate air bags can be expected
for a specified time after the ignition is
to inflate only in the first accident, such
switched ON.
as frontal, near frontal or side collisions
or roll-over accidents that are at least
moderate. Vehicle occupants should
always wear seat belts.
Children should not ride in the front
passenger seat:
Placing a child, 12 years or under, in
the front seat is dangerous. The child
could be hit by a deploying air bag and
be seriously injured or even killed. A
Small children must be protected by a
sleeping child is more likely to lean
child-restraint system as stipulated by
against the door and be hit by the side
law in every state and province. In
air bag in moderate collision to the
certain states and provinces, larger
front-passenger side of the vehicle.
children must use a child-restraint
Whenever possible, always secure a
system (page 2-32).
child 12 years and under on the rear
seats with an appropriate
Carefully consider which child-restraint
child-restraint system for the child's
system is necessary for your child and
age and size.
follow the installation directions in this
Owner's Manual as well as the
child-restraint system manufacturer's
instructions.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Never use a rear-facing child-restraint
Sit in the center of the seat and wear
system in the front seat with an air
seat belts properly:
bag that could deploy:
Sitting too close to the side air bag
Rear-facing child-restraint systems on
modules or placing hands on them, or
the front seat are particularly
sleeping up against the door or
dangerous even though you may feel
hanging out the windows is extremely
assured that a front passenger air bag
dangerous. The side and curtain air
will not deploy based on the fact that
bags inflate with great force and speed
the front passenger air bag
directly expanding along the door on
deactivation indicator light illuminates.
the side the car is hit. Serious injury
The child-restraint system can be hit by
could occur if someone is sitting too
a deploying air bag and moved
close to the door or leaning against a
violently backward resulting in serious
window, or if rear seat occupants grab
injury or death to the child.
the sides of the front seatbacks. Give
the side and curtain air bags room to
work by sitting in the center of the seat
while the vehicle is moving with seat
belts worn properly.
Do not attach objects on or around
the area where air bags deploy:
Attaching objects to the air bags or
placing something in the area where
the air bags deploy is dangerous. In an
Do not sit too close to the driver and
accident, an object could interfere with
front passenger air bags:
air bag inflation and injure the
Sitting too close to the driver and front
occupants. Furthermore, the bag could
passenger air bag modules or placing
be damaged causing gases to release.
hands or feet on them is extremely
Always keep the deployment area of
dangerous. The driver and front
the air bag modules free of any
passenger air bags inflate with great
obstructions.
force and speed. Serious injuries could
For example, you should not do any of
occur if someone is too close. The
the following as it may interfere with
driver should always hold onto only the
air bag deployment.
rim of the steering wheel. The front
seat passenger should keep both feet
¾ Do not put a covering on or lean
on the floor. Front seat occupants
anything against areas such as the
should adjust their seats as far back as
dashboard and lower portion of the
possible and always sit upright against
instrument panel that blocks the
the seatbacks with seat belts worn
passenger front air bag and knee air
properly.
bags.
¾ Do not use seat covers on the front
seats and rear seats equipped with
in-seat side air bags.
¾ Do not hang any backpacks, bags or
pouches that cover the sides of the
seats that block the side air bags.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
¾ Do not place any objects on the
To prevent false detection by the air
assist grips. Only hang clothes
bag sensor system, heed the
directly on the coat hooks.
following:
¾ Do not use tires or wheels other than
Do not touch the components of the
those specified for your Mazda:
supplemental restraint system after
Use of any tire or wheel other than
the air bags have inflated:
those specified for your Mazda (page
Touching the components of the
9-10) is dangerous. Use of such
supplemental restraint system after the
wheels will prevent the vehicle's
air bags have inflated is dangerous.
accident detections system from
Immediately after inflation, they are
accurately detecting a collision or
very hot. You could get burned.
roll-over accident resulting in
incorrect or unexpected air bag
Never install any front-end equipment
deployment and the possibility of
to your vehicle:
serious injuries.
Installation of front-end equipment,
¾ Do not overload your vehicle:
such as frontal protection bar
Overloading your vehicle is
(kangaroo bar, bull bar, push bar, or
dangerous as it could prevent the air
other similar devices), snowplow, or
bag crash sensor system from
winches, is dangerous. The air bag
accurately detecting a collision or
crash sensor system could be affected.
roll-over accident resulting in
This could cause air bags to inflate
incorrect or unexpected air bag
unexpectedly, or it could prevent the
deployment and the possibility of
air bags from inflating during an
serious injuries. The gross axle
accident. Front occupants could be
weight rating (GAWR) and the gross
seriously injured.
vehicle weight rating (GVWR) for
your vehicle are on the Motor
Do not modify the suspension:
Vehicle Safety Standard Label on the
Modifying the vehicle suspension is
driver's door frame. Do not exceed
dangerous. If the vehicle's height or
these ratings.
the suspension is modified, the vehicle
¾ Do not drive the vehicle off-road:
will be unable to accurately detect a
Driving your Mazda off-road is
collision or roll-over accident resulting
dangerous because the vehicle has
in incorrect or unexpected air bag
not been designed to do so. Driving
deployment and the possibility of
the vehicle off-road could prevent
serious injuries.
the air bag crash sensor system from
accurately detecting a collision or
roll-over accident resulting in
incorrect or unexpected air bag
deployment and the possibility of
serious injuries.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Do not modify a front door or leave
Do not place luggage or other objects
any damage unrepaired. Always have
under the front seats:
an Authorized Mazda Dealer inspect a
Placing luggage or other objects under
damaged front door:
the front seats is dangerous. The
Modifying a front door or leaving any
components essential to the
damage unrepaired is dangerous. Each
supplemental restraint system could be
front door has a side crash sensor as a
damaged, and in the event of a side
component of the supplemental
collision, the appropriate air bags may
restraint system. If holes are drilled in a
not deploy, which could result in death
front door, a door speaker is left
or serious injury. To prevent damage to
removed, or a damaged door is left
the components essential to the
unrepaired, the sensor could be
supplemental restraint system, do not
adversely affected causing it to not
place luggage or other objects under
detect the pressure of an impact
the front seats.
correctly during a side collision. If a
sensor does not detect a side impact
Do not operate a vehicle with
correctly, the side and curtain air bags
damaged air bag/seat belt
and the front seat belt pretensioner
pretensioner system components:
may not operate normally which could
Expended or damaged air bag/seat
result in serious injury to occupants.
belt pretensioner system components
must be replaced after any collision
Do not modify the supplemental
which caused them to deploy or
restraint system:
damage them. Only a trained
Modifying the components or wiring of
Authorized Mazda Dealer can fully
the supplemental restraint system is
evaluate these systems to see that they
dangerous. You could accidentally
will work in any subsequent accident.
activate it or make it inoperable. Do
Driving with an expended or damaged
not make any modifications to the
air bag or pretensioner unit will not
supplemental restraint system. This
afford you the necessary protection in
includes installing trim, badges, or
the event of any subsequent accident
anything else over the air bag modules.
which could result in serious injury or
It also includes installing extra
death.
electrical equipment on or near system
components or wiring. An Authorized
Do not remove interior air bag parts:
Mazda Dealer can provide the special
Removing any components such as the
care needed in the removal and
front seats, front dashboard, the
installation of front seats. It is
steering wheel or parts on the front
important to protect the air bag wiring
and rear window pillars and along the
and connections to assure that the
roof edge, containing air bag parts or
bags do not accidentally deploy, and
sensors is dangerous. These parts
that the front passenger occupant
contain essential air bag components.
classification system and the seats
The air bag could accidentally activate
retain an undamaged air bag
and cause serious injuries. Always have
connection.
an Authorized Mazda Dealer remove
these parts.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Properly dispose of the air bag
This highly-visible label is displayed
system:
which warns against the use of a
Improper disposal of an air bag or a
rear-facing child-restraint system on
vehicle with live air bags in it can be
the front passenger seat.
extremely dangerous. Unless all safety
procedures are followed, injury could
(Mexico)
result. Have an Authorized Mazda
Dealer safely dispose of the air bag
system or scrap an air bag equipped
vehicle.
NOTE
If it becomes necessary to have the
(Except Mexico)
components or wiring system for the
supplementary restraint system
modified to accommodate a person
with certain medical conditions in
accordance with a certified
physician, contact an Authorized
Mazda Dealer, refer to “Customer
Assistance (U.S.A.)” (page 8-2).
When an air bag deploys, a loud
inflation noise can be heard and
some smoke will be released.
Neither is likely to cause injury,
however, the texture of the air bags
may cause light skin injuries on body
parts not covered with clothing
through friction.
Should you sell your Mazda, we urge
you to tell the new owner of its air
bag systems and that familiarization
with all instructions about them,
from the Owner's Manual, is
important.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Supplemental Restraint System Components
Supplemental Restraint System Components
(With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System)
1. Side and curtain inflators and air bags
2. Side crash sensors
3. Roll-over sensor, crash sensors, and diagnostic module (SAS unit)
4. Driver/Front passenger inflators and air bags
5. Air bag/front seat belt pretensioner system warning indication/warning light
(page 7-32)
6. Driver/Front passenger knee inflators and air bags
7. Front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-71)
8. Front air bag sensors
9. Seat belt pretensioners (page 2-28)
10.Front passenger seat weight sensors (page 2-71)
11.Front passenger seat weight sensor control module
12.Driver and front passenger seat belt buckle switches (page 2-75)
13.Driver seat slide position sensor (page 2-70)
2-61
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
(Without Front Passenger Occupant Classification System)
1. Side and curtain inflators and air bags
2. Side crash sensors
3. Driver/Front passenger inflators and air bags
4. Air bag/
front seat belt pretensioner system warning indication
/warning light (page 7-32)
5. Driver knee inflator and air bag
6. Front air bag sensor
7. Seat belt pretensioners (page 2-28)
8. Crash sensors, and diagnostic module (SAS unit)
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Driver Air Bag
How the SRS Air Bags
The driver's air bag is mounted in the
Work
steering wheel.
How the SRS Air Bags Work
When air bag crash sensors detect a
frontal impact of greater than
Your Mazda is equipped with the
moderate force, the driver's air bag
following types of SRS air bags. SRS air
inflates quickly helping to reduce injury
bags are designed to work together
mainly to the driver's head or chest
with the seat belts to help to reduce
caused by directly hitting the steering
injuries during an accident.
wheel.
The SRS air bags are designed to
For more details about air bag
provide further protection for
deployment, refer to "SRS Air Bag
passengers in addition to the seat belt
Deployment Criteria" (page 2-67).
functions. Be sure to wear seat belts
(With Front Passenger Occupant
properly.
Classification System)
The driver's dual-stage air bag controls
Front Seat Belt Pretensioners
air bag inflation in two energy stages.
The front seat belt pretensioners are
During an impact of moderate severity,
designed to deploy in moderate or
the driver's air bag deploys with lesser
severe frontal, near frontal collisions.
energy, whereas during more severe
In addition, the pretensioners operate
impacts, it deploys with more energy.
when a side collision or a roll-over
accident is detected. The pretensioners
operate differently depending on what
types of air bags are equipped. For
more details about seat belt
pretensioner operation, refer to the
SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria (page
2-67).
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Front Passenger Air Bag
Driver and Front Passenger Knee
Air Bags*
The front passenger air bag is mounted
in the front passenger dashboard.
The knee air bags are equipped under
The inflation mechanism for the front
the instrument panel.
passenger air bag is the same as the
If the air bag crash sensors receive a
driver's air bag.
frontal impact of greater than
For more details about air bag
moderate force, the knee air bags
deployment, refer to "SRS Air Bag
deploy immediately to reduce impact
Deployment Criteria" (page 2-67).
to the driver and front passenger's
(With Front Passenger Occupant
legs.
Classification System)
For more details about air bag
In addition, the front passenger air bag
deployment, refer to "SRS Air Bag
is designed to only deploy in
Deployment Criteria" (page 2-67).
accordance with the total seated
weight on the front passenger seat. For
details, refer to the front passenger
occupant classification system (page
2-70).
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*Some models.
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Side Air Bags
Curtain Air Bags
The side air bags are mounted in the
The curtain air bags are mounted in the
outboard sides of the front seatbacks.
front and rear window pillars, and the
When the air bag crash sensors detect
roof edge along both sides.
a side impact of greater than moderate
When the air bag crash sensors detect
force, the system inflates the side air
a side impact of greater than moderate
bag only on the side in which the
force, the curtain air bag inflates
vehicle was hit. The side air bag inflates
quickly and helps to reduce injury
quickly to reduce injury to the driver or
mainly to the driver and front and rear
front passenger's chest caused by
outboard passengers' heads caused by
directly hitting interior parts such as a
directly hitting interior parts such as a
door or window.
door or window.
For more details about air bag
For more details about air bag
deployment, refer to "SRS Air Bag
deployment, refer to "SRS Air Bag
Deployment Criteria" (page 2-67).
Deployment Criteria" (page 2-67).
(With Front Passenger Occupant
In a side impact:
Classification System)
Greater than moderate impact to one
In addition, the front passenger side air
side of the vehicle will cause the
bag is designed to only deploy in
curtain air bag on that side only to
accordance with the total seated
inflate.
weight on the front passenger seat. For
details, refer to the front passenger
occupant classification system (page
2-70).
Only one side curtain air bag will
deploy on the side of the vehicle that
receives the force of an impact.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
(With Front Passenger Occupant
Classification System)
In a roll-over:
In response to a vehicle roll-over, both
curtain air bags inflate.
Both curtain air bags will deploy after
the roll-over accident is detected.
Warning Light/Beep
A system malfunction or operation
conditions are indicated by a warning.
Refer to Air Bag/Front Seat Belt
Pretensioner System Warning
Indication/Warning Light on page
7-32.
2-66
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria
SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria
This chart indicates the applicable SRS equipment that will deploy depending on the
type of collision.
(The illustrations are the representative cases of collisions.)
Types of collision
SRS equip-
A severe frontal/near frontal
A severe side col-
A roll-over/near
ment
A rear collision
collision
lision
roll-over*2
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Types of collision
SRS equip-
A severe frontal/near frontal
A severe side col-
A roll-over/near
ment
A rear collision
collision
lision
roll-over*2
Front seat
belt preten-
X*1
X*1
X*1
sioner
Driver air
X
bag
No air bag and
Front pas-
front seat belt
senger air
X*1
pretensioner will
bag
be activated in a
Knee air
X*1
rear collision.
bag
X*1 (impact side
Side air bag
only)
Curtain air
X (impact side
X (both sides)
bag
only)
X: The SRS air bag equipment deploys in a collision.
:The SRS air bag equipment does not deploy in a collision.
*1
(With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System)
The front passenger front and side air bags, seat belt pretensioner and knee air bag are designed to
deploy depending on the condition of the total seated weight on the front passenger seat.
*2
(With Front Passenger Occupant Classification System)
In a roll-over accident, the seat belt pretensioners and the curtain air bags deploy.
NOTE
In a frontal offset collision, the equipped air bags and pretensioners may all deploy
depending on the direction, angle, and rate of impact.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Rear-ending or running under a
Limitations to SRS Air Bag
truck's tail gate
Limitations to SRS Air Bag
In severe collisions such as those
described previously in "SRS Air Bag
Deployment Criteria", the applicable
SRS air bag equipment will deploy.
However, in some accidents, the
equipment may not deploy depending
Limitations to side collision detection:
on the type of collision and its severity.
The following illustrations are
examples of side collisions that may
Limitations to front/near front
not be detected as severe enough to
deploy the SRS air bag equipment.
collision detection:
The following illustrations are
examples of front/near front collisions
Side impacts involving trees or poles
that may not be detected as severe
enough to deploy the SRS air bag
equipment.
Impacts involving trees or poles
Side impacts with two-wheeled
vehicles
Frontal offset impact to the vehicle
Roll-over (Without Front Passenger
Occupant Classification System)
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Limitations to roll-over detection
Driver and Front
(With Front Passenger Occupant
Classification System):
Passenger Occupant
The following illustration is an example
Classification System*
of an accident that may not be
detected as a roll-over accident.
Driver and Front Passenger
Therefore, the front seat belt
Occupant Classification System
pretensioners and curtain air bags may
First, please read "Supplemental
not deploy.
Restraint System (SRS) Precautions"
(page 2-55) carefully.
Pitch end over end
Driver Seat Slide Position Sensor
Your vehicle is equipped with a driver
seat slide position sensor as a part of
the supplemental restraint system. The
sensor is located under the driver seat.
The sensor determines whether the
driver seat is fore or aft of a reference
position and sends the seat position to
the diagnostic module (SAS unit).
The SAS unit is designed to control the
deployment of the driver air bag
depending on how close the driver
seat is to the steering wheel.
The air bag/front seat belt
pretensioner system warning light
flashes if the sensor has a possible
malfunction (page 2-66).
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*Some models.
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
Front Passenger Seat Weight
The air bag/front seat belt
Sensors
pretensioner system warning light
flashes and the front passenger air bag
Your vehicle is equipped with a front
deactivation indicator light illuminates
passenger seat weight sensors as a part
if the sensors have a possible
of the supplemental restraint system.
malfunction. If this happens, the front
These sensors are located under both
passenger front and side air bags and
of the front passenger seat rails. These
knee air bags, and seat belt
sensors determine the total seated
pretensioner system will not deploy.
weight on the front passenger seat and
monitor the seat belt buckle for the
Front passenger air bag deactivation
front passenger seat. The SAS unit is
indicator light
designed to prevent the front
This indicator light illuminates to
passenger front and side air bags and
remind you that the front passenger
knee air bags, and seat belt
front and side air bags and knee air
pretensioner system from deploying if
bags, and seat belt pretensioners will
the front passenger air bag
not deploy during a collision.
deactivation indicator light illuminates.
To reduce the chance of injuries
caused by deployment of the front
passenger air bag, the system
deactivates the front passenger front
and side air bags and knee air bags,
and also the seat belt pretensioner
system when the front passenger air
bag deactivation indicator light
illuminates. Refer to the following
table for the front passenger air bag
deactivation indicator light
illumination conditions.
This system shuts off the front
passenger front and side air bags and
knee air bags, and seat belt
pretensioner system, so make sure the
front passenger air bag deactivation
indicator light illuminates according to
the following table.
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Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
If the front passenger weight sensors
If the front passenger air bag
are normal, the indicator light
deactivation indicator light does not
illuminates when the ignition is
illuminate when the ignition is
switched ON. The light turns off after a
switched ON and does not illuminate
few seconds. Then, the indicator light
as indicated in the front passenger air
illuminates or is off under the following
bag deactivation indicator light on/off
conditions:
condition chart, do not allow a child to
sit in the front passenger seat and
Front passenger air bag deactivation
consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer
indicator light on/off condition chart
as soon as possible. The system may
Condition
not work properly in an accident.
detected
Front pas-
Front
by the
Front pas-
WARNING
senger
passen-
front pas-
senger air
front and
ger seat
senger oc-
bag deacti-
Do not decrease the total seated
side and
belt pre-
cupant
vation indi-
weight on the front passenger seat:
knee air
tensioner
classifica-
cator light
When an adult or large child sits on the
bags
system
tion sys-
front passenger seat, decreasing the
tem
total seated weight on the front
passenger seat required for air bag
Empty
Deactivat-
Deacti-
deployment is dangerous. The front
(Not occu-
On
ed
vated
passenger seat weight sensors will
pied)
detect the reduced total seated weight
Child or
condition and the front passenger front
child-re-
Deactivat-
Deacti-
On
and side air bags and knee air bags,
straint sys-
ed
vated
and the seat belt pretensioner system
tem*1
will not deploy during an accident. The
Adult*2
Off
Ready
Ready
front passenger will not have the
supplementary protection of the air
*1
If a larger child sits on the front passenger
bag, which could result in serious
seat, the sensors might detect the child as
injury. Decreasing the total seated
being an adult depending on the child's
weight on the front passenger seat
physique.
could result in an air bag not deploying
*2
If a smaller adult sits on the front passenger
under the following conditions, for
seat, the sensors might detect the person as
example:
being a child depending on the person's
physique.
The curtain air bag is ready for inflating
regardless of what the front passenger air bag
deactivation indicator light on/off condition
chart indicates.
2-72
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
¾ A front passenger is seated as shown
¾ Luggage or other items placed under
in the following figure:
the front passenger seat or between
the front passenger seat and driver
seat that push up the front passenger
seat bottom.
¾ Any accessories which might
decrease the total seated weight on
the front passenger seat are attached
to the front passenger seat.
The front passenger front and side air
bags and knee air bags, and the seat
belt pretensioner system will
deactivate if the front passenger air
bag deactivation indicator light
illuminates.
Do not increase the total seated
weight on the front passenger seat:
When an infant or small child sits on
the front passenger seat, increasing the
total seated weight on the front
passenger seat is dangerous. The front
passenger seat weight sensors will
detect the increased total seated
weight, which could result in the
unexpected deployment of the front
passenger front and side air bags and
knee air bags, and seat belt
pretensioner system in an accident and
may cause serious injury. Increasing the
total seated weight on the front
passenger seat could result in the front
passenger front and side air bags and
knee air bags, and seat belt
pretensioner system deployment in an
accident under the following
conditions, for example:
¾ Luggage or other items are placed on
the seat with the child in the
child-restraint system.
¾ A rear passenger or luggage push or
pull down on the front passenger
¾ A rear passenger pushes up on the
seatback.
front passenger seat with their feet.
2-73
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
¾ A rear passenger steps on the front
¾ If you place your child on the front
passenger seat rails with their feet.
passenger seat, secure the
¾ Luggage or other items are placed on
child-restraint system properly and
the seatback or hung on the head
slide the front passenger seat as far
restraint.
back as possible (page 2-47).
¾ Heavy items are placed in the
seatback map pocket.
NOTE
¾ The seat is washed.
The system requires about 10
¾ Liquids are spilled on the seat.
seconds to alternate between turning
¾ The front passenger seat is moved
the front passenger front and side air
backward, pushing into luggage or
bags and knee air bags, and seat belt
other items placed behind it.
pretensioner system on or off.
¾ The front passenger seatback
The front passenger air bag
contacts the rear seat.
deactivation indicator light may
¾ Luggage or other items are placed
illuminate repeatedly if luggage or
between the front passenger seat
other items are put on the front
and driver seat.
passenger seat, or if the temperature
¾ Any accessories which might increase
of the vehicle's interior changes
the total seated weight on the front
suddenly.
passenger seat are attached to the
The front passenger air bag
front passenger seat.
deactivation indicator light may
illuminate for 10 seconds if the total
seated weight on the front passenger
CAUTION
seat changes.
¾ To assure proper deployment of the
The air bag/front seat belt
front air bag and to prevent damage
pretensioner system warning light
to the sensors in the front seat
might illuminate if the front
bottoms:
passenger seat receives a severe
impact.
¾ Do not place sharp objects on the
If the front passenger air bag
front seat bottoms or leave heavy
deactivation indicator light does not
luggage on them.
illuminate after installing a
¾ Do not spill any liquids on the
child-restraint system on the front
front seats or under the front seats.
passenger seat, first, re-install your
¾ To allow the sensors to function
child-restraint system according to
properly, always perform the
the procedure in this owner's
following:
manual. Then, if the front passenger
air bag deactivation indicator light
¾ Adjust the front seats as far back as
still does not illuminate, install the
possible and always sit upright
child-restraint system on the rear seat
against the seatbacks with seat
and consult an Authorized Mazda
belts worn properly.
Dealer as soon as possible.
2-74
Essential Safety Equipment
SRS Air Bags
If the front passenger air bag
Constant Monitoring
deactivation indicator light
illuminates when an adult is seated
Constant Monitoring
in the front passenger seat, have the
passenger re-adjust their posture by
The following components of the air
sitting with their feet on the floor,
bag systems are monitored by a
and then re-fastening the seat belt. If
diagnostic system:
the front passenger air bag
deactivation indicator light still
Front air bag sensors
illuminates, move the passenger to
Crash sensors, and diagnostic
the rear seat. If sitting in the rear seat
module (SAS unit)
is not possible, slide the front
Side crash sensors
passenger seat as far back as
Air bag modules
possible. Consult an Authorized
Front seat belt pretensioners
Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
Air bag/Front seat belt pretensioner
system warning light
Driver and Front Passenger Buckle
Related wiring
Switches
(With Driver and Front Passenger
The buckle switches on the front seat
Occupant Classification System)
belts detect whether or not the front
seat belts are securely fastened and
Driver seat slide position sensor
further control the deployment of the
Front passenger occupant
air bags.
classification sensor
Front passenger occupant
classification module
Front passenger air bag deactivation
indicator light
Front passenger seat belt buckle
switch
The diagnostic module continuously
monitors the system's readiness. This
begins when the ignition is switched
ON and continues while the vehicle is
being driven.
2-75
Before Driving
3
Use of various features, including keys, doors, mirrors and
windows.
Keys
3-2
Moonroof*
3-37
Keys
3-2
Keyless Entry System
3-4
Security System
3-40
Modification and Add-
Advanced Keyless Entry
On Equipment
3-40
System
3-9
Immobilizer System
3-40
Advanced Keyless Entry
Theft-Deterrent System*
3-42
System*
3-9
Operational Range
3-10
Driving Tips
3-44
Break-In Period
3-44
Doors and Locks
3-11
Saving Fuel and Protection of the
Door Locks
3-11
Environment
3-44
Liftgate/Trunk Lid
3-19
Hazardous Driving
3-45
Inside Trunk Release Lever (4-
Floor Mat
3-46
door)*
3-24
Rocking the Vehicle
3-46
Winter Driving
3-47
Driving In Flooded Area
3-49
Fuel and Emission
3-25
Overloading
3-49
Fuel and Engine Exhaust
Driving on Uneven Road
3-50
Precautions
3-25
Turbocharger Information
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
3-27
(SKYACTIV-G 2.5T)
3-50
Mirrors
3-30
Towing
3-51
Mirrors
3-30
Trailer Towing
3-51
Recreational Towing
3-51
Windows
3-34
Power Windows
3-34
*Some models.
3-1
Before Driving
Keys
¾ To avoid damage to the key
Keys
(transmitter), DO NOT:
Keys
¾ Drop the key (transmitter).
¾ Get the key (transmitter) wet.
WARNING
¾ Disassemble the key (transmitter).
¾ Expose the key (transmitter) to
Do not leave the key in your vehicle
high temperatures on places such
as the dashboard, under direct
with children and keep them in a
place where your children will not
sunlight.
¾ Expose the key (transmitter) to any
find or play with them:
Leaving children in a vehicle with the
kind of magnetic field.
key is dangerous. This could result in
¾ Place heavy objects on the key
someone being badly injured or even
(transmitter).
killed. Children may find these keys to
¾ Put the key (transmitter) in an
be an interesting toy to play with and
ultrasonic cleaner.
could cause the power windows or
¾ Put any magnetized objects close
other controls to operate, or even
to the key (transmitter).
make the vehicle move.
NOTE
CAUTION
The driver must carry the key
(transmitter) to ensure the system
¾ Because the key (transmitter) uses
low-intensity radio waves, it may not
functions properly.
function correctly under the
following conditions:
¾ The key (transmitter) is carried with
communication devices such as
cellular phones.
¾ The key (transmitter) contacts or is
covered by a metal object.
¾ The key (transmitter) is near
electronic devices such as personal
computers.
¾ Non-Mazda genuine electronic
equipment is installed in the
vehicle.
¾ There is equipment which
discharges radio waves near the
vehicle.
¾ The key (transmitter) may consume
battery power excessively if it
receives high-intensity radio waves.
Do not place the key (transmitter)
near electronic devices such as
televisions or personal computers.
3-2
Before Driving
Keys
Transmitter
Installing the auxiliary key
1. Install the auxiliary key as the
illustration.
2. Insert the tabs of the lower cover
into the slots of the transmitter and
install the lower cover.
1. Transmitter (page 3-5)
Auxiliary key
There is a removable auxiliary key
inside the transmitter.
Removing the auxiliary key
1. Remove the lower cover while
Key code number plate
pressing the knob in the direction
A code number is stamped on the
of the arrow.
plate attached to the key set; detach
this plate and store it in a safe place
(not in the vehicle) for use if you need
to make a replacement key (auxiliary
key).
Also write down the code number and
keep it in a separate safe and
convenient place, but not in the
vehicle.
2. Remove the auxiliary key.
If your key (auxiliary key) is lost, consult
an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have
your code number ready.
1. Key code number plate
3-3
Before Driving
Keys
If your key is lost or stolen, consult an
Keyless Entry System
Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as
possible for a replacement and to
Keyless Entry System
make the lost or stolen key inoperative.
This system uses the key buttons to
CAUTION
remotely lock and unlock the doors,
liftgate, and fuel-filler lid, and opens
Radio equipment like this is governed
the trunk lid.
by laws in the United States.
The system can start the engine
Changes or modifications not expressly
without having to take the key out of
approved by the party responsible for
your purse or pocket.
compliance could void the user's
It can also help you signal for attention
authority to operate the equipment.
or help.
Operating the theft-deterrent system is
NOTE
also possible on theft-deterrent
system-equipped vehicles.
The keyless entry system operation
may vary due to local conditions.
System malfunctions or warnings are
The keyless entry system is fully
indicated by the following warning
operational when the ignition is
lights or beeps.
switched off. The system does not
Check the displayed message for more
operate if the ignition is switched to
information and, if necessary, have the
any position other than off.
vehicle inspected at an Authorized
If the key does not operate when
Mazda Dealer, according to the
pressing a button or the operational
indication.
range becomes too small, the battery
may be weak. To install a new
KEY Warning Indication/Warning
battery, refer to Key Battery
Light (Red)
Replacement (page 6-31).
Refer to KEY Warning Indication/
Battery life is about 1 year. Replace
Warning Light (Red) on page 7-33.
the battery with a new one if the
Ignition Not Switched Off (STOP)
messages are displayed in the
Warning Beep
instrument cluster. Replacing the
Refer to Ignition Not Switched Off
battery about once a year is
(STOP) Warning Beep on page
recommended because the KEY
7-43.
warning indication may not display
Key Removed from Vehicle Warning
depending on the rate of battery
Beep
depletion.
Refer to Key Removed from Vehicle
Additional keys can be obtained at
Warning Beep on page 7-43.
an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Up to
If you have a problem with the key,
6 keys can be used with the keyless
consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
functions per vehicle. Bring all keys
to an Authorized Mazda Dealer
when additional keys are required.
3-4
Before Driving
Keys
Transmitter
(With the advanced keyless
function)
A beep sound can be heard for
confirmation when the doors,
liftgate, and fuel-filler lid are locked/
unlocked using the key. If you prefer,
the beep sound can be turned off.
The volume of the beep sound can
also be changed.
Refer to the Settings section in the
Mazda Connect Owner's Manual.
The operation indicator light flashes
when the buttons are pressed.
1. Operation indicator light
Lock button
2. Lock button (
)
To lock the doors, liftgate, and
3. Unlock button (
)
fuel-filler lid, press the lock button and
the hazard warning lights will flash
4. Trunk button (4-door) (
)
once.
5. Panic button (
)
(With the advanced keyless function)
NOTE
A beep sound will be heard once.
The headlights turn on/off by
To confirm that all the doors, liftgate,
operating the transmitter. Refer to
and fuel-filler lid have been locked,
Leaving Home Light on page 4-50.
press the lock button again within 5
(With theft-deterrent system)
seconds. If they are closed and locked,
The hazard warning lights flash when
the horn will sound.
the theft-deterrent system is armed
or turned off.
Refer to Theft-Deterrent System on
page 3-42.
NOTE
If the lock button is pressed with any
door or liftgate/trunk lid open, any
closed door can be locked. Close
any open door and liftgate/trunk lid
to lock.
Confirm that all the doors, liftgate,
and fuel-filler lid are locked visually
or audibly by use of the double click.
Make sure all the doors, liftgate, and
fuel-filler lid are locked after pressing
the button.
3-5
Before Driving
Keys
(With theft-deterrent system)
The ignition is switched to any
If the lock button is pressed with all
position other than off.
the doors and liftgate closed, the
(With theft-deterrent system)
hazard warning lights will flash and
When the doors are unlocked by
the theft-deterrent system is armed.
pressing the unlock button on the
key while the theft-deterrent system
Unlock button
is turned off, the hazard warning
To unlock the driver's door and the
lights will flash twice to indicate that
fuel-filler lid, press the unlock button
the system is turned off.
and the hazard warning lights will flash
Trunk button (4-door)
twice.
(With the advanced keyless function)
To open the trunk lid, press and hold
A beep sound will be heard twice.
the trunk button until the trunk lid
opens.
To unlock the other doors and liftgate,
press the unlock button again within 5
seconds and two more beep sounds
will be heard.
Panic button
If you witness from a distance
NOTE
someone attempting to break into or
The system can be set to unlock all
damage your vehicle, press and hold
the panic button to activate the
the doors, liftgate, and fuel-filler lid
when pressing the unlock button
vehicle's alarm. Call emergency
services if necessary.
once.
Refer to the Settings section in the
Mazda Connect Owner's Manual.
(Auto re-lock function)
After unlocking with the key, all the
doors, liftgate, and fuel-filler lid will
automatically lock if any of the
following operations are not
NOTE
performed within about 60 seconds.
The panic button will work whether
If your vehicle has a theft-deterrent
any door or the liftgate/trunk lid is
system, the hazard warning lights will
open or closed.
flash for confirmation.
The time required for the doors to
lock automatically can be changed.
Refer to the Settings section in the
Mazda Connect Owner's Manual.
A door or the liftgate/trunk lid is
opened.
3-6
Before Driving
Keys
(Turning on the alarm)
Turning off the power saving function
Pressing the panic button for 1 second
After you have turned off the power
or more will trigger the alarm for about
saving function according to the
2 minutes and 30 seconds, and the
following procedure, the hazard
following will occur:
warning lights and sound operate*1
one time.
The horn sounds intermittently.
1. Press any of the buttons on the
The hazard warning lights flash.
transmitter to make sure that the
(Turning off the alarm)
operation indicator light does not
turn on/flash.
The alarm stops by pressing any button
2. Press the lock button on the
on the key.
transmitter 4 times within 3
Power saving function
seconds to turn on the operation
indicator light.
By turning on the transmitter power
3. Press the lock button continuously
saving function, the advanced keyless
for 1.5 seconds or longer while the
entry*1 and push button start system
operation indicator light turns on
functions turn off and the battery
(for 5 seconds).
power consumption of the transmitter
*1
With the advanced keyless function
is restricted.
The remote control function is
Operational Range
operational by operating the
The system operates only when the
transmitter switch even while the
driver is in the vehicle or within
power saving function is turned on.
operational range while the key is
However, the operation indicator light
being carried.
of the transmitter does not turn on/
flash.
Starting the engine
Turning on the power saving function
NOTE
After you have turned on the power
Starting the engine may be possible
saving function according to the
even if the key is outside of the
following procedure, the hazard
vehicle and extremely close to a door
warning lights and sound operate*1
and window, however, always start
one time.
the engine from the driver's seat.
1. Press the lock button on the
If the vehicle is started and the key is
transmitter 4 times within 3
not in the vehicle, the vehicle will not
seconds to turn on the operation
restart after it is shut off and the
indicator light.
ignition is switched off.
2. Press the lock button continuously
The luggage compartment/trunk is
for 1.5 seconds or longer while the
out of the assured operational range,
operation indicator light turns on
however, if the key (transmitter) is
(for 5 seconds).
operable the engine will start.
3. Press any of the buttons on the
transmitter to make sure that the
operation indicator light does not
turn on/flash.
3-7
Before Driving
Keys
With the advanced keyless function
Key Suspend Function
If a key is left in the vehicle, the
functions of the key left in the vehicle
are temporarily suspended to prevent
theft of the vehicle.
To restore the functions, press the
unlock button on the
functions-suspended key in the
vehicle.
1. Interior antenna
2. Operational range
Without the advanced keyless
function
1. Interior antenna
2. Operational range
NOTE
The engine may not start if the key is
placed in the following areas:
Around the dashboard
In the storage compartments such as
the glove compartment or the center
console
On the rear parcel shelf (4-door)
3-8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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