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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Event Data Recorder

This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder (EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems performed. The EDR is designed to record data related to vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of time, typically 30 seconds or less. The EDR in this vehicle is designed to record such data as:

These data can help provide a better understanding of the circumstances in which crashes and injuries occur.

NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if a non-trivial crash or near crash-like situation occurs; no data are recorded by the EDR under normal driving conditions and no personal data (e.g., name, gender, age, and crash location) are recorded. However, other parties, such as law enforcement, could combine the EDR data with the type of personally identifying data routinely acquired during a crash investigation.

To read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is required, and access to the vehicle or the EDR is needed. In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties, such as law enforcement, that have the special equipment, can read the information if they have access to the vehicle or the EDR.

Mazda will not disclose any of the data recorded in an EDR to a third party unless:

However, if necessary Mazda will:

Cell Phones
WARNING Please comply with the legal regulations concerning the use of communication equipment in vehicles in your country: Use of any electrical devices such as cell phones, compu ...

Recording of Vehicle Data
This vehicle is equipped with a computer which records the following main vehicle data related to vehicle controls, operation, and other driving conditions. Recorded data Vehicle conditions su ...

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Front Passenger Occupant Classification System
First, please read "Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions" carefully. Front Passenger Seat Weight Sensor Your vehicle is equipped with a front passenger seat weight sensors as a part of the supplemental restraint system. These sensors are located under both of the front p ...

Air Filter Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Except for Mexico Airflow inspection 1. Remove the air filter.. 2. Blow from port A and verify that there is airflow from port B. If there is no airflow, replace the air filter.. 3. Blow from port B and verify that there is airflow from port A. If there is no airflow, r ...

How the SRS Air Bags Work
Your Mazda is equipped with the following types of SRS air bags. SRS air bags are designed to work together with the seat belts to help to reduce injuries during an accident. The SRS air bags are designed to provide further protection for passengers in addition to the seat belt functions. ...

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