Mazda 2: Immobilizer System

The immobilizer system allows the engine to start only with a key the system recognises.

If someone attempts to start the engine with an unrecognised key, the engine will not start, thereby helping to prevent vehicle theft.

If you have a problem with the immobilizer system or the key, consult an Authorised Mazda Repairer.

CAUTION

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

To avoid damage to the key, do not:

If the engine does not start with the correct key, and the security indicator light keeps illuminating or fl ashing, the system may have a malfunction.

Consult an Authorised Mazda Repairer.

NOTE

Operation

NOTE

Arming

The system is armed when the push button start is pressed from ON to off.

The security indicator light in the instrument cluster fl ashes every 2 seconds until the system is disarmed.


Disarming

The system is disarmed when the ignition is switched ON with the correct programmed key. The security indicator light illuminates for about 3 seconds and then turns off. If the engine does not start with the correct key, and the security indicator light remains illuminated or fl ashing, try the following: Make sure the key is within the operational range for signal transmission.

Switch the ignition off, and then restart the engine. If the engine does not start after 3 or more tries, contact an Authorised Mazda Repairer.

NOTE

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