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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10 miles

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2012 Mazda MAZDA3 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2012 Mazda MAZDA3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 012011


  • 10 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Mazda Mazda3. While the vehicle was parked the air bag light illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The technicians recalibrated the seat and stated the sensor functioned correctly. The technicians also stated the weight distribution within the seat made it difficult for the seat to recognize that the driver was in the seat. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 10.

- Stamford, CT, USA

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