Warning and Beep Sounds

qSystem Malfunction Warning Beep

If any malfunction occurs in the advanced keyless function, the KEY warning light (red) in the instrument cluster illuminates continuously and beep sounds will be heard.

CAUTION:
If the KEY warning light (red) remains illuminated, do not continue to drive the vehicle with the advanced keyless function. Park the vehicle in a safe place and use the auxiliary key to continue driving the vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

Refer to Ignition Switch .

Start Knob Not in LOCK Warning Beep

If the start knob is in the ACC position and the driver's door is opened, a continuous beep sound will be heard to notify the driver that the start knob has not been returned to the LOCK position. In this case, the keyless entry system does not operate, the car cannot be locked, and the battery will run down.

Advanced Key Removed from Vehicle Warning Beep

Under the following conditions, a beep sound will be heard and the KEY warning light (red) will flash continuously when the start knob has not been returned to the LOCK position to notify the driver that the advanced key has been removed. The KEY warning light (red) will stop flashing when the advanced key is back inside the vehicle:
- The start knob has not been returned to the LOCK position, the driver's door is open, and the advanced key is removed from the vehicle. (A beep sound will be heard 3 times.).

However the beep sound will be heard continuously when the start knob is in the ACC position and the door is open due to the activation of the warning beep sound indicating that the start knob is not in the LOCK position.

- The start knob has not been returned to the LOCK position and all the doors are closed after removing the advanced key from the vehicle. (A beep sound will be heard 6 times.)

NOTE:
Because the advanced key utilizes low-intensity radio waves, the Advanced Key Removed From Vehicle Warning may activate if the advanced key is carried together with a metal object or it is placed in a poor signal reception area within the vehicle.

Request Switch Inoperable Warning Beep

If the request switch for a front door is pressed under the following conditions while the advanced key is being carried, a beep will be heard 6 times to indicate that the front doors cannot be locked.

- A door is open (door ajar included).

- The start knob has not been returned to the LOCK position.

- The auxiliary key is inserted into the ignition switch.

Advanced Key Battery Dead Warning

When the start knob is returned to the ACC or LOCK position from the ON position, the KEY indicator light (green).

flashes for approximately 30 seconds indicating that the remaining battery power is low. Replace with a new battery before the advanced key becomes unusable.

Refer to Advanced Key Maintenance.

NOTE:
The advanced key can be set so that the KEY indicator light (green) does not flash even if the battery power is low.

Refer to Setting Change.

Engine Start Not Permitted Warning

Under the following conditions, the KEY warning light (red) flashes to inform the driver that the start knob will not rotate to the ACC position even if it is pushed in from the LOCK position.

- The advanced key battery is dead.

- The advanced key is not within operational range.

- The advanced key is placed in areas where it is difficult for the system to detect the signal .

- A key from another manufacturer similar to the advanced key is in the operational range.

Advanced Key Left-in-trunk Warning Beep

If the advanced key is left in the trunk compartment with both doors locked and the trunk lid closed, a beep sound is heard for about 10 seconds to remind the driver the advanced key has been left in the trunk compartment. If this happens, open the trunk lid by pressing the request switch and remove the advanced key. An advanced key removed from the trunk may not function because its functions may have been temporarily suspended. To restore the advanced key function, perform the applicable procedure .

Advanced Key Left-in-vehicle Warning Beep

If an advanced key is left in the vehicle cabin and both doors are locked using a separate advanced key, a beep sound is heard for about 10 seconds to remind the driver that the advanced key has been left in the vehicle cabin. If this happens, the doors lock but the functions of the advanced key left in the vehicle cabin may be temporarily suspended. Perform the following procedure to restore the functions of the advanced key .

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