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 all windows are completely closed and all doors and the liftgate 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 30 seconds when the system is triggered by any one of the following: - Forcing open a door, the hood or the liftgate.

- Unlocking a door with the inside doorlock knob.

- 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.

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

(With advanced key).

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

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 is closed. Close and lock all doors and the liftgate from the outside using the key or press the lock button on your keyless entry system transmitter.

(With advanced key).

Press a request switch 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 liftgate . Press the area on the door-lock switch marked “doors.” once. Close all
doors.

The hazard warning lights will flash once.

The theft deterrent system can also be armed by activating the auto re-lock function with all the doors, the liftgate and the hood closed.

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

3. After 20 seconds, the system is fully armed.

NOTE
- Auto re-lock function
After unlocking with the transmitter or the request switch, all doors and the liftgate will automatically lock and the hazard warning lights will flash if any of the following operations are not performed within about 30 seconds.

    - A door or the liftgate is opened.

    - The auxiliary key inserted into the ignition switch (with advanced key).

    - The start knob is pushed (with advanced key).

- The system will disarm if one of the following operations takes place within 20 seconds after closing and locking all the doors and the liftgate:
    - Pressing the unlock button on the transmitter.

    - Any door or the liftgate is opened.

    - Unlocking a door with the inside doorlock knob.

    - The hood is opened.

    - The key is inserted in the ignition switch.

    - (With advanced key).

The start knob is pressed into the ignition switch or a request switch is pressed.

    - The ignition switch is turned to the ON position.

To rearm the system, do the arming procedure again.

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 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.

To Stop an Alarm

A triggered alarm 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.

- The engine is started with the ignition key or the start knob.

- (With advanced key).

    - Press a request switch.

    - Press the unlock 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 box.

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

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