Theft-Deterrent System

If the theft deterrent system detects an inappropriate entry into the vehicle, which could result in the vehicle or its contents being stolen, the alarm alerts the surrounding area of an abnormality by sounding the horn and flashing the hazard warning lights.

Refer to Operation .

NOTE:
- The theft-deterrent system operates with the key or the keyless entry system transmitter.

- (With advanced key).

The theft-deterrent system can also be operated using the advanced keyless function.

The system operates only when the driver is in the vehicle or within operational range while the advanced key is being carried.

- The system will not function unless it is properly armed. To properly secure the vehicle, always make sure both windows are completely closed and both doors and the trunk lid are locked before leaving the vehicle. Remember to take your key and transmitter.

Operation

System triggering conditions

The horn sounds intermittently and the hazard warning lights flash for about 25 seconds when the system is triggered by any one of the following: - Forcing open a door, the hood or the trunk lid.

- Unlocking a door with the door lock switch.

- Opening a door by operating an inside door-lock knob.

- Opening the hood by operating the hood release handle.

- Opening the trunk lid by operating the trunk lid release button.

If the system is triggered again, the lights and horn will activate until a door is unlocked or the trunk lid is opened with the key or with the transmitter.

(With advanced key).

The lights and horn can also be deactivated by pressing the request switch.

NOTE:
If the battery goes dead while the theftdeterrent system is armed, the horn will activate and the hazard warning lights will flash when the battery is charged or replaced.

How to Arm the System

1. Remove the key from the ignition switch.

(With advanced key).

Turn the start knob to the LOCK position.

2. Make sure the hood and the trunk lid are closed. Close and lock both doors from the outside using the key. If you have the keyless entry system, press the lock button on the transmitter.

The hazard warning lights will flash once to indicate that the system is armed.

(With advanced key).

Press a request switch on the doors or the lock button on the transmitter.

(Without advanced key).

The following method will also arm the theft-deterrent system:
Close the hood and the trunk lid . Press the area on the door-lock switch marked “LOCK” once. Close both doors.

NOTE:
Locking the doors with the inside door-lock knob will not arm the system.

To Turn off an Armed System

An armed system can be turned off by any one of the following methods: - Unlock a door with the key.

- Press the unlock button on the keyless entry system transmitter.

- Insert the key into the ignition switch and turn it to the ON position.

- (With advanced key).

- Press a request switch on the doors or the unlock button on the transmitter.

- Turn the start knob to the ON position.

The hazard warning lights will flash twice to indicate that the system is turned off.

NOTE:
The trunk lid can be opened with the key or the transmitter even when the system is armed. The alarm will not come on and the system will remain armed.

To Stop an Alarm

A triggered alarm can be turned off by any one of the following methods: - Unlock a door with the key.

- Open the trunk lid with the key.

- Press the unlock button or press and hold the trunk button on the keyless entry system transmitter.

- (With advanced key).

- Press a request switch on the doors.

- Press the unlock button or press and hold the trunk button on the transmitter.

NOTE:
If you have any problem with the theftdeterrent system, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Theft-Deterrent Labels

A label indicating that your vehicle is


A label indicating that your vehicle is equipped with a Theft-Deterrent System is in the glove compartment.

Mazda recommends that you affix it to the lower rear corner of a front door window.

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