Mazda Mazda6: Theft-Deterrent System

Mazda Mazda6: 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 trunk lid 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 trunk lid.

- 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.

- (Without advanced key).

Switching the ignition ON without the key.

(With advanced key).

Switching the ignition ON without using the push button start.

- Opening the trunk lid by operating the trunk lid release button.

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

(With advanced key).

The lights and horn can also be deactivated by unlocking a door using the sensor on the inside of the door handle.

NOTE:

If the battery goes dead while the theftdeterrent system is armed, the horn will activate and the hazard warning lights will flash when the battery is charged or replaced.

How to Arm the System

1. Remove the key from the ignition switch.

(With advanced key).

Press the push button start to off position, if the auxiliary key is inserted in the key slot, remove it.

2. Make sure the hood and the trunk lid are closed. Close and lock all doors and the trunk lid from the outside using the key. If you have the keyless entry system, press the lock button on the transmitter.

(With advanced key).

Press a request switch on the doors 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 trunk lid . Press the area on the door-lock switch marked “The hazard warning lights will flash once to indicate that the system is armed.” once. Close all doors.

The hazard warning lights will flash once to indicate that the system is armed.

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

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

NOTE:

- The system will disarm if one of the following operations takes place within 20 seconds after closing the trunk lid and locking all the doors:

    - Pressing the unlock button on the transmitter.

    - Any door or the trunk lid is opened.

    - Unlocking a door with the inside doorlock knob.

    - The hood is opened.

    - The key is inserted in the ignition switch.

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

    - (With advanced key).

The push button start is pressed or a door is unlocked using the sensor on the inside of the door handle.

    - The ignition is switched on.

To rearm the system, do the arming procedure again.

- When the doors are locked by pressing the lock button on the transmitter or using the key while the theft-deterrent system is armed, the hazard warning lights will flash once to indicate that the system is armed.

- There is nothing to sense that a window or moonroof is open in the system, you must confirm the windows and moonroof before you activate the system, and be careful with the advanced key not to open the windows and moonroof unintentionally when unlocking the vehicle.

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 (key slot) and switch the ignition to ON.

- (With advanced key).

    - Unlock a door using the sensor on the inside of the door handle.

    - The ignition is switched on.

The hazard warning lights will flash twice to indicate that the system is turned off.

NOTE:

When the doors are unlocked by pressing the unlock button on the transmitter or using the key while the theft-deterrent system is turned off, the hazard warning lights will flash twice to indicate that the system is turned off.

To Stop the 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 or press and hold the trunk button on the keyless entry system transmitter.

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

- (With advanced key).

    - Press the unlock button or press and hold the trunk button on the transmitter.

    - Unlock a door using the sensor on the inside of the door handle.

    - The engine is started with the push button start.

NOTE:

If you have any problem with the theftdeterrent system, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Theft-Deterrent Labels

LabelsTheft-Deterrent Labels

A label indicating that your vehicle is equipped with a Theft-Deterrent System is in the glove compartment.

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

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