Mazda Mazda6: Supplemental Restraint System Components - Essential Safety Equipment - Mazda6 Owners ManualMazda Mazda6: Supplemental Restraint System Components

The supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have two basic subsystems:

- The air bag system with inflators and air bags.

- The electrical system with crash sensors and diagnostic module.

The air bags are mounted in the following locations:

- The steering wheel hub.

- The front passenger dashboard.

- The outboard sides of the front seatbacks.

- The front and rear window pillars, and the roof edge along both sides.

The air bags are out of sight until activated.

1. Driver/Front passenger inflators and air bags.

1. Driver/Front passenger inflators and air bags.

2. Crash sensors, and diagnostic module (SAS unit).

3. Front seat belt pretensioners.

4. Front air bag sensor.

5. Side crash sensors.

6. Air bag/front seat belt pretensioner system warning light.

7. Side and curtain inflators and air bags.

8. Front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light.

9. Front passenger seat weight sensors.

10. Front passenger seat weight sensor control module.

11. Driver and front passenger seat belt buckle switches.

12. Driver seat slide position sensor.

13. Front seats.

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