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Hello everbody,

My SBS doesn't work at 100% collision detection. I did a collision test and the alert appeared on the console, but I still did nothing and let the car continue its course towards the other car, however I had to brake right on top to avoid the collision. Has anyone experienced this problem?

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PF.
 

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Hi PF,
I was wondering on mine as well. I have mine set to the earliest activation but have not felt it work. I was half considering something like two people holding a large piece of paper or sheet or something and driving between them. Saw a Subaru demo that was that type of set up with a vinyl banner on an arm to stand in for the other car. I think part of it is that it is only going to activate in emergency mode (skidding to a stop an inch off the car ahead). Not sure any of us have the guts to total our new babies to see if it works.
For the cruise control, I did find the sensors that are used for the brake support work pretty cool. I used it in the city and when the car in front stopped it slowed me quickly at the set distance but then slowly crept up until I was about a car length back then held. I thought it worked pretty cool even though I am not sure I would ever use it that often outside the freeway.
 

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Hi Danielle,

I've tried all three options and no results. I only have the information to brake but that's all. I went to the dealership to update the software but it's still the same.
The update was confirmed by Mazda since there was an incident with this SBS system but with the opposite effect. There was a user who passed a bridge at the same time as the train was passing underneath, the car detects the train and stops abruptly, so my car was called to the Mazda repair garage, but it turns out everything is the same after all. Still not braking. Regarding cruise control it works fine in my case.
 

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I was half considering something like two people holding a large piece of paper or sheet or something and driving between them.
I saw a youtube video review (I forget which one) where they stacked empty cardboard boxes in a parking lot and drove at it quickly to test the automatic braking. That way there was no risk to bystanders, and no real damage to the car if it failed.
 

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I found it... I was misremembering this video about AWD vs Snow Tires. It wasn't for a mazda cx30 but the boxes could also work to test the brake system without snow

 

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Hello everbody,

My SBS doesn't work at 100% collision detection. I did a collision test and the alert appeared on the console, but I still did nothing and let the car continue its course towards the other car, however I had to brake right on top to avoid the collision. Has anyone experienced this problem?

Thanks,

PF.
Hello everbody,

My SBS doesn't work at 100% collision detection. I did a collision test and the alert appeared on the console, but I still did nothing and let the car continue its course towards the other car, however I had to brake right on top to avoid the collision. Has anyone experienced this problem?

Thanks,

PF.
Hello everbody,

My SBS doesn't work at 100% collision detection. I did a collision test and the alert appeared on the console, but I still did nothing and let the car continue its course towards the other car, however I had to brake right on top to avoid the collision. Has anyone experienced this problem?

Thanks,

PF.
Hi all, I was in the downtown jam and I had the chance to involuntary test the system.!! About 1/2 second from the sign “FRENA!!” the car roughly stopped . I was lucky
 

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Thanks for the feedback Davide. Does your car have the pack Evolve or does it have SCBS-R (Smart City Brake Support Reverse) included?
 

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Your car is the same as mine so there must be a software glitch in my case. Mine gives the alert, but if I let it go, it won't stop.
 

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Mazda3 have a recall for the scbs.
 

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Mine has already been called, and has already updated the software, but it's still the same. The failure that was detected for the call of the cars was that the SBS acts suddenly causing a possible accident with vehicles in the back.

The example was a driver passing over a bridge with the train passing under it and the car suddenly stopped. Mazda identified the anomaly and made an update. When I heard about this update I went to Mazda's authorized agent, however my case is the opposite because the car sounds the alarm but doesn't brake.
 
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