Engine-Codes - Mazda - B0003 MAZDA

B0003 MAZDA Code - Driver Frontal Stage 3 Deployment Control

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|What are the Possible Causes of the B0003 MAZDA Code?

  • Sophisticated Air Bag Sensor (SAS) Control Module Configuration Error
  • Faulty Sophisticated Air Bag Sensor (SAS) Control Module
  • Sophisticated Air Bag Sensor (SAS) Control Module harness is open or shorted
  • Sophisticated Air Bag Sensor (SAS) Control Module circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the B0003 MAZDA Code?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|What is the cost to diagnose the B0003 MAZDA code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B0003 MAZDA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|What are B0003 MAZDA code possible symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|What Does the B0003 MAZDA Code Mean?

The Sophisticated Air Bag Sensor (SAS) Control Module sets the OBDII code when the configuration has not been set.

Driver Frontal Stage 3 Deployment Control

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.