Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)

The immobilizer system allows the engine to start only with an advanced key the system recognizes.

If someone attempts to start the engine with an unrecognized advanced key, the engine will not start, thereby helping to prevent the theft of your vehicle.

If you have a problem with the immobilizer system or the advanced key (including auxiliary key), consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

CAUTION:
governed by laws in the United Radio equipment like this is
governed by laws in the United States.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

not: To avoid damage to the key, do
not:
         Get the key wet. Drop the key.


         Expose the key to any kind of Get the key wet.


    magnetic field. Expose the key to any kind of
magnetic field.

    temperatures on places such as Expose the key to high
temperatures on places such as the dashboard or hood, under direct sunlight.

CAUTION:
Do not allow the following when starting the engine with the auxiliary key due to an advanced key dead battery or other malfunction.

Otherwise the signal from the auxiliary key will not be received correctly and the engine may not start.

A key ring rests on the key grip.


A key ring rests on the key grip.


Metal parts of other keys or metal


objects touch the key grip. Metal parts of other keys or metal
objects touch the key grip.

Spare auxiliary keys or keys for


other vehicles equipped with an Spare auxiliary keys or keys for
other vehicles equipped with an immobilizer system touch or come near the auxiliary key.

security passage which touch or Devices for electronic purchases, or
security passage which touch or come near the key.

NOTE:
- (U.S.A.).

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

- (CANADA).

This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry CANADA. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

- The advanced keys (including auxiliary key) carry a unique electronic code. For this reason, and to assure your safety, obtaining a replacement advanced key (including auxiliary key) requires some waiting time.

They are only available through an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- Always keep a spare advanced key in case one is lost. If an advanced key is lost, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

- If you lose an advanced key (including auxiliary key), an Authorized Mazda Dealer will reset the electronic codes of your remaining advanced keys (including auxiliary keys) and immobilizer system.

Bring all the remaining advanced keys (including auxiliary keys) to an Authorized Mazda Dealer to reset.

Starting the vehicle with a key that has not been reset is not possible.

Operation

Arming

The system is armed when the ignition is


The system is armed when the ignition is switched from ON to ACC or off. The security indicator light in the instrument cluster flashes every 2 seconds until the system is disarmed.

Disarming

The system is disarmed when the ignition is switched to ON with the registered advanced key.

The security indicator light illuminates for about 3 seconds and goes out.

If the engine does not start with the correct advanced key, and the security indicator light keeps illuminating or flashing, the system may have a malfunction. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

NOTE:
- The engine may not start and the security indicator light may illuminate or flash if the advanced key is placed in an area where it is difficult for the system to detect the signal, such as on the dashboard, or in the glove box. Move the advanced key to another place, switch the ignition off, and then restart the engine.

- Signals from a TVor radio station, or from a transceiver or a mobile telephone could interfere with your immobilizer system. If you are using the proper advanced key and the engine fails to start, check the security indicator light. If the indicator light is flashing, switch the ignition to ACC or off and wait for a while, then restart the engine. If it does not start after 3 or more tries, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- If the security indicator light flashes continuously while you are driving, do not shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If the engine is shut off while the indicator light is flashing, you will not be able to restart it.

- Since the electronic codes are reset when repairing the immobilizer system, the advanced key (including auxiliary key) are needed. Bring all the advanced keys (including auxiliary keys) to an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Modification and Add-On Equipment

Mazda cannot guarantee the immobilizer system's operation if the system has been modified or if any add-on equipment has been installed.

CAUTION:
To avoid damage to your vehicle, do not modify the system or install any add-on equipment to the immobilizer system or the vehicle.

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