Mazda 2: Engine Start Function When Key Battery is Dead

Mazda2 DJ 2014–2021 Owners Manual / When Driving / Start/Stop Engine / Starting the Engine / Engine Start Function When Key Battery is Dead

CAUTION

If the engine cannot be started due to a dead key battery, the engine can be started using the following procedure:

  1. Depress the brake pedal fi rmly.
  2. (Manual transaxle) Continue to depress the clutch pedal fi rmly until the engine has completely started.
  3. Verify that the push button start indication light (green) fl ashes.

NOTE

The push button start indicator light (green) will fl ash even if the push button start is pressed before depressing the brake pedal (automatic transaxle) or the clutch pedal (manual transaxle). If the clutch pedal is depressed (manual transaxle) or the brake pedal is depressed (automatic transaxle) under this condition, the engine can be started by resuming the procedure following this.

  1. Touch the push button start using the backside of the key (as shown) while the push button start indicator light (green) fl ashes.

Engine Start Function When Key Battery is Dead


NOTE

When touching the push button start using the backside of the key as shown in the illustration, touch the push button start with the lock switch side of the key facing up.

  1. Verify that the push button start indicator light (green) turns on.
  2. Press the push button start to start the engine.

NOTE

To switch the ignition position without starting the engine, perform the following operations after the push button start indicator light (green) turns on.

  1. Release the clutch pedal (manual transaxle) or brake pedal (automatic transaxle).
  2. Press the push button start to switch the ignition position. The ignition switches in the order of ACC, ON, and off each time the push button start is pressed. To switch the ignition position again, perform the operation from the beginning.

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