Mazda 6 since 2002
1. Operation and car maintenance
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
8.1. General information
8.1.1. A car design with a body "sedan"
8.1.2. A car design with a body "hatch-back"
8.1.3. Body framework
8.1.3.1. Main characteristics
8.1.3.2. Deformation zone
8.1.3.3. Cabin
8.1.3.4. Panel of a frame of a radiator
8.1.3.5. Forward amplifier of a bumper
8.1.4. Hinged and decorative components of a body
8.1.5. Doors
8.1.6. Window regulators
8.1.7. Dismantling and trunk lid assembly
8.1.8. Removal and installation of a front bumper
8.1.9. Dismantling and assembly of a front bumper
8.1.10. Removal and installation of a rear bumper
8.1.11. Removal and installation of a back slip
8.1.12. Removal and installation of a back spoiler
8.1.13. External rear-view mirrors
8.1.14. Removal and installation of an external mirror with the electric drive
8.1.15. Dismantling and assembly of an external mirror with the electric drive
8.1.16. Heater of back glass
8.1.17. The hatch on a roof
8.1.18. Seat belts
8.1.19. Seats
8.2. Conditioner and heater
 






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8.1.3.2. Deformation zone

To reduce salon damage, forward and back frames which are deformed at blow are developed and effectively absorb/disseminate energy of collision.
At moderate head-on collisions in a zone of the amplifier of a bumper the blow dissipates to forward lateral frames and elements of a forward suspension bracket.

Fig. 8.4. Zones of deformation of a body: 1–energy of collision; 2–forward amplifier of a bumper; 3–forward lateral frame; 4–forward cross-piece; 5–caisson; 6–lateral longitudinal beam; 7–lobby In-shaped


If collision occurs close to salon, energy of blow dissipates lateral longitudinal beams and forward B-shaped frames through a caisson, reducing blow on salon (fig. 8.4).

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