Do not place hangers or any other objects on the assist grips. 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. Front air bags and pretensioners work together, regardless of whether or not a front seat was occupied during a collision, or whether or not any air bag and seat belt pretensioner deployed all front seat belts and air bags must be inspected and replaced if necessary. Make sure the child-restraint system is properly secured in place according to the child-restraint system manufacturer's instructions. For maximum protection, sit well back and upright. Such modifications could damage the supplemental restraint system and result in serious injury.
Insert the tongue into the buckle until you hear a click. One of the settings is a 30 percent increase in the size of the port. If they have a tether you must use it to better assure your child's safety. Even in a moderate accident, the child may be exposed to air bag forces that could result in serious injury or death to the child, or the child may be slammed into the adult, injuring the adult. Release the switch at the desired position. Even if the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light illuminates, always move the front passenger seat as far back as possible. The shoulder belt should be worn across your shoulder properly, but never across the stomach area.
Do not allow a child to lean over or against the side window of a vehicle with side and curtain air bags: It is dangerous to allow anyone to lean over or against the side window, the area of the front passenger seat, the front and rear window pillars and the roof edge along both sides from which the side and curtain air bags deploy, even if a child-restraint system is used. Rock the seatback to make sure it is locked. Use of front seat belts with the pretensioner system expended is dangerous. If the vehicle's height or the suspension is changed, the vehicle will be unable to accurately detect a collision resulting in incorrect or unexpected air bag deployment and the possibility of serious injuries. When hanging clothes, hang them on the coat hook directly. The occupants or repairers could be seriously injured. Expended seat belt pretensioners and air bags must be replaced after any collision which caused them to deploy.
The front seat belt is built into the rear door, and the lower part of the seat belt slides forward or backward along the seat belt slide bar as the rear door opens or closes. These sensors determine the total seated weight on the front passenger seat. The sensors are also designed to prevent the front passenger front and side air bags and seat belt pretensioner system from deploying if the total seated weight is less than approximately 30 kg 66 lb. It is important to protect the air bag wiring and connections to assure that the bags do not accidentally deploy, the driver seat slide position sensor and front passenger seat weight sensors are not damaged and that the seats retain an undamaged air bag connection. This, then, is the return of the press.
No matter how strong the person may be, he or she cannot hold onto a child in a sudden stop or collision and it could result in serious injury or death to the child or other occupants. Always move the seat as far back as possible. When the seat belt is fastened, it will always be in the emergency locking mode until it is switched to automatic locking mode by pulling it all the way out to its full length. Slide the seat as far back as possible. Driving Your Mazda Explanation of instruments and controls. Never use one belt for more than one person at a time and always operate the vehicle with each occupant properly restrained. Refer to Navigation System at the end of the manual if equipped.
Persons with serious medical conditions also should wear seat belts. Check your local and state or provincial laws for specific requirements regarding the safety of children riding in your vehicle. Serious injuries could occur if someone is too close. Even if the front passenger air bag is shut off, Mazda strongly recommends that children be properly restrained and child-restraint systems of all kinds are properly secured on the rear seats which are the best place for children. Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer inspect all seat belt systems in use during an accident before they are used again.
In an accident the object could interfere with the side air bag, which inflates from the outboard side of the front seats, impeding the added protection of the side air bag system or redirecting the air bag in a way that is dangerous. Front air bags inflate with great force and speed. Other than turning it on or off, it cannot be adjusted. Children should not ride in the front passenger seat: Placing a child, 12 years or under, in the front seat is dangerous. The system may not work in an accident.
The warning light will not illuminate and the beep sound will not be heard. Leaving the seatback unlocked is dangerous as it can allow passengers to be ejected or thrown around and baggage to strike occupants in a sudden stop or collision, resulting in severe injury. Never install any front-end equipment to your vehicle: Installation of front-end equipment, such as frontal protection bar kangaroo bar, bull bar, push bar, or other similar devices , snowplow, or winches, is dangerous. Please refer to the manual for a detailed explanation. See the manufacturer's instructions on the child-restraint system for belt routing instructions. The child-restraint system can be hit by a deploying air bag and moved violently backward resulting in serious injury or death to the child.