Use the 2016 Mazda CX-9’s Child Door Locks to Keep Rear Seat Passengers Safe

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-9 on Friday, October 7th, 2016 at 7:06 pm
How Do the Child Safety Locks Work on the 2016 Mazda CX-9?

How Do the Child Safety Locks Work on the 2016 Mazda CX-9?

When it comes to the Mazda CX-9, we often talk about all of its premium-level amenities and powerful performance, but without superb safety none of that really matters. And when it comes to the safety of your children, one of the first features you’ll want to know how to work are the child safety locks on the 2016 Mazda CX-9.

These are easy to use, but you’ll want to know where they are located and how to operate them. Then, the important part is simply remembering to use them each and every time you have a child sitting in the rear seat.

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Guide to Using the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Child Door Locks

where are the child door locks on the 2016 mazda cx-9To make things easy, here is a quick step-by-step guide to operating the child door locks on your Mazda CX-9.

  1. First, locate the child safety locks on the edge of the rear door. Finding them will require you to open the door, and you should be able to spot them on the inner door edge facing toward the rear of the vehicle.
  2. Flip the switch from the unlock to the lock position. Then, close the door.
  3. Move to the other side of the vehicle and follow the same procedure in step #2. It’s recommended that you use the child safety locks on both rear doors, regardless of how many child passengers there are or where a child is seated.

When the child safety locks are set to the lock position and the door is closed, passengers will not be able to open the door from the inside of the vehicle. You can, however, open the door from the outside with no trouble at all.

Learn more about your Mazda CX-9

Now that you understand how the child safety locks work on the 2016 Mazda CX-9, we encourage you to use them whenever a child is sitting in the rear seats. If you have to set yourself a reminder, it might be a good idea to do so. For more tips on life with your Mazda vehicle, check back to the Mazda of Lodi blog.