Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep

The seat belt warning light illuminates


The seat belt warning light illuminates and a beep sound will be heard if the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position.

Conditions of operation


Conditions of operation

Belt Minder

NOTE:
The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate or restore the seat belt minder.

Driver seated/Passenger not seated

The belt minder is a supplemental warning to the seat belt warning function.

If the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the warning light/beep operates to give you further reminders according to the chart below.

The belt minder is a supplemental


The belt minder is a supplemental warning to the seat belt warning function.

If the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the warning light/beep operates to give you further reminders according to the chart below.

Once the beep sound is heard, it continues sounding even if the vehicle speed lowers to 20 km/h (12 mph) or less until the seatbelt is fastened or the beep sound period has passed.

Driver seated/Passenger seated

The seat belt warning function reminds


The seat belt warning function reminds the passenger to fasten the seat belt according to the chart below.

Placing heavy items on the passenger seat may cause the passenger seat belt warning function to operate depending on the weight of the item.

Once the beep sound is heard, it continues sounding even if the vehicle speed lowers to 20 km/h (12 mph) or less until the seatbelt is fastened or the beep sound period has passed.

NOTE:
- To allow the passenger seat weight sensor to function properly, do not place and sit on an additional seat cushion on the passenger seat. The sensor may not function properly because the additional seat cushion could cause sensor interference.

- When a small child sits on the passenger seat, it is possible that neither the warning light nor the warning beep operate.

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