Mazda 2: Starting the Engine

WARNING

Radio waves from the key may affect medical devices such as pacemakers: Before using the key near people who use medical devices, ask the medical device manufacturer or your physician if radio waves from the key will affect the device.

NOTE

NOTE

After starting a cold engine, the engine speed increases and a whining sound from the engine compartment can be heard.

This is for improved exhaust gas purifi cation and does not indicate defect of the parts.

  1. Make sure you are carrying the key.
  2. Occupants should fasten their seat belts.
  3. Make sure the parking brake is on.
  4. Continue to press the brake pedal fi rmly until the engine has completely started.
  5. (Manual transaxle) Continue to press the clutch pedal fi rmly until the engine has completely started.

(Automatic transaxle) Put the vehicle in park (P). If you must restart the engine while the vehicle is moving, shift into neutral (N).

NOTE

(Manual transaxle) The starter will not operate if the clutch pedal is not depressed suffi ciently.

(Automatic transaxle) The starter will not operate if the selector lever is not in P or N and the brake pedal is not depressed suffi ciently.

  1. Verify that the KEY indicator light (green) in the instrument cluster and the push button start indicator light (green) illuminate.

Starting the Engine


NOTE

CAUTION

If the KEY warning light (red) illuminates, or the push button start indicator light (amber) fl ashes, this could indicate a problem with the engine starting system and the inability to start the engine or switch the ignition to ACC or ON. Have your vehicle inspected at an expert repairer, we recommend an Authorised Mazda Repairer as soon as possible.

NOTE

Under the following conditions, the KEY warning light (red) fl ashes after the push button start is pressed to inform the driver that the push button start will not switch to ACC even if it is pressed from off.

  1. Press the push button start after both the KEY indicator light (green) in the instrument cluster and the push button start indicator light (green) illuminate.

NOTE

(SKYACTIV-D 1.5)

  1. After starting the engine, let it idle for about ten seconds (Prohibited in Germany).

NOTE

Whether the engine is cold or warm, it should be started without the use of the accelerator.

If the engine does not start the fi rst time, refer to Starting a Flooded Engine under Emergency Starting.

If the engine still does not start, have your vehicle inspected by an Authorised Mazda Repairer (page 7-24 ).

(SKYACTIV-D 1.5) If the ambient temperature is lower than about - 10 °C (14 °F), the maximum engine speed may not be attained for about three minutes after the engine starts to protect the engine.

Manual transaxle vehicle with i-stop function) If the engine has stopped due to stalling, it can be restarted by depressing the clutch pedal within 3 seconds of the engine stopping.

The engine cannot be restarted even if the clutch pedal is depressed under the following conditions:

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