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  1. 2019+ Mazda 3 Recalls / TSB / SSB
    I just found out from my dealer that Mazda USA is issuing a recall on the Mazda 3 Air Bag Warning Light problem. The replacement parts have been ordered and are on their way to the U.S. You should receive an official recall notification sometime soon. On a personal note, I'm really glad that...
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I’ve been having an issue with a code 16, in which the airbag light flashes once, then pauses, and then 6 times in a row before repeating it all. Also the “passenger air bag off” light on the display under the dash is on fixed. Its still on with passengers over 100lbs. Anybody knows if its the...
  3. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I have a 2013 Mazda 3 with skyactive that I really like. I recently hit a deer and the steering wheel air bag deployed. If I replace the air bag, does the clock spring have to be replaced too?
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey Guys, I hope you are all doing well. So, I went to fuel the car and I noticed that bubble wrap paper got caught on the exhaust pipe, practically getting melt and leaving burnt plastic with a burnt shade spot. Do you guys know how to remove this 100%? I know that I will be doing this...
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So today the Air bag front seat belt pretensioner system warning light began flashing. Flashes 9 times then pauses then flashes 4 times. What do I do? What has caused this?
  6. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Took me several hours to find these. This is for the air bag system (ABS) on 2nd generation Mazda 3's. Unlesss you have the $1,000 code readers that the Mazda dealerships have, you can't read the codes through the OBDII port. The only way to diagose is to watch the air bag light and how many...
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just started having this problem. The yellow icon that displays "Passenger Air Bag is Off" turned on. Also, the red blinking air bag symbol on the dash is also on. I'm not sure what the problem is, is there a way I can find out? Is there a common air bag problem for this model? (2011 Mazda 3...
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Recalls / TSB / SSB
    FWIW I just stumbled on this Service Bulletin titled " INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE INDICATOR LIGHT ILLUMINATION OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG DEACTIVATION (PAD). *PE " Info only or maintenance required? Anyone has the full text?