ABS Warning Light
If the ABS warning light stays on while you're driving, the ABS control unit has detected a system malfunction. If this occurs, your brakes will function normally as if the vehicle had no ABS.
Should this happen, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
When the engine is jump-started to charge the battery, uneven rpm occurs and the ABS warning light may illuminate. If this occurs, it is the result of the weak battery and does not indicate an ABS malfunction.
Recharge the battery.
The brake assist system does not operate while the ABS warning light is illuminated.
Master Warning Light
(Vehicles with type B audio)
The light turns on when the system has a malfunction.
Operate the center display and verify the content.
Refer to If a Warning Light Turns On or Flashes (Search).
(Vehicles with type A audio)
The light illuminates continuously if any one of the following occurs. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
There is a malfunction in the battery management system.
There is a malfunction in the brake switch.
Electric Parking Brake (EPB) Warning Light
The warning light illuminates when the system has a malfunction. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
Brake Pedal Operation Demand Warning Light
When only flashing
Flashes if there is the possibility of the vehicle not being held in the stopped position by the AUTOHOLD function, such as on steep slopes. Depress and hold your foot on the brake pedal.
When flashing and beep sound is activated at the same time
The warning light flashes and the beep sound is activated for about five seconds if there is a problem with the system. If the warning light flashes and the warning sound is activated, immediately depress the brake pedal and stop using the AUTOHOLD function then contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
Immediately depress the brake pedal if the warning light flashes and the beep sound is activated while using the AUTOHOLD function:
Because the AUTOHOLD function is canceled forcibly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly and result in an accident.
Check Engine Light
If this light illuminates while driving, the vehicle may have a problem. It is important to note the driving conditions when the light illuminated and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
The check engine light may illuminate in the following cases:
The fuel tank level being very low or approaching empty.
The engine's electrical system has a problem.
The emission control system has a problem.
The fuel-filler cap is missing or not tightened securely.
If the check engine light remains on, or it flashes continuously , do not drive at high speeds and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
Automatic Transaxle Warning Light (Some Models)
The light illuminates when the transaxle has a problem.
If the automatic transaxle warning light illuminates, the transaxle has an electrical problem. Continuing to drive your Mazda in this condition could cause damage to your transaxle. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
TCS/DSC Indicator Light
If the light stays on, the TCS, DSC or the brake assist system may have a malfunction and they may not operate correctly. Take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
Air Bag/Front Seat Belt Pretensioner System Warning Light
A system malfunction is indicated if the warning light constantly flashes, constantly illuminates or does not illuminate at all when the ignition is switched ON. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not operate in an accident.
Never tamper with the air bag/pretensioner systems and always have an Authorized Mazda Dealer perform all servicing and repairs:
Self-servicing or tampering with the systems is dangerous. An air bag/pretensioner could accidentally activate or become disabled causing serious injury or death.
AWD Warning Light (Some Models)
When the light is turned on
The light turns on under the following conditions. The system may have a malfunction. Have the vehicle checked at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
When there is a malfunction in the AWD system.
When there is a large difference between the tire size of the front and rear wheels.
When the light is flashing
Park the vehicle in a safe place. After a few moments, if the warning light stops flashing, you can resume driving. If the light does not stop flashing, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
When the differential oil temperature is excessively high.
When there is a large difference between the front and rear wheel rotation, such as when trying to remove the vehicle from mud.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Warning Light (Some Models)
If the tire pressure monitoring system has a malfunction, the tire pressure warning light flashes. Have your vehicle checked by an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
If the tire pressure monitoring system warning light illuminates or flashes, or the tire pressure warning beep sound is heard, decrease vehicle speed immediately and avoid sudden maneuvering and braking:
If the tire pressure monitoring system warning light illuminates or flashes, or the tire pressure warning beep sound is heard, it is dangerous to drive the vehicle at high speeds, or perform sudden maneuvering or braking. Vehicle drivability could worsen and result in an accident.
To determine if you have a slow leak or a flat, pull over to a safe position where you can check the visual condition of the tire and determine if you have enough air to proceed to a place where air may be added and the system monitored again by an Authorized Mazda Dealer or a tire repair station.
Do not ignore the TPMS Warning Light:
Ignoring the TPMS warning light is dangerous, even if you know why it is illuminated. Have the problem taken care of as soon as possible before it develops into a more serious situation that could lead to tire failure and a dangerous accident.
KEY Warning Light
If any malfunction occurs in the keyless entry system, it illuminates continuously.
If the key warning indicator light illuminates or the push button start indicator light (amber) flashes, the engine may not start. If the engine cannot be started, try starting it using the emergency operation for starting the engine, and have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
Refer to Emergency Operation for Starting the Engine (Search).
Security Indicator Light
If the engine does not start with the correct key, and the security indicator light remains illuminated or flashing, 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 Authorized Mazda Dealer.
High Beam Control System (HBC) Warning Light (Some Models)
The light remains turned on if there is a problem with the system. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
If the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC) field of view is impaired during bad weather conditions (such as rain, fog, and snow) and when the windshield is dirty, the warning indication/warning light for the High Beam Control System (HBC) may display/turn on. However, this does not indicate a problem.
Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Warning Light (Some Models)
The warning light remains turned on if there is a problem with the system. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
The LDWS does not operate when the warning light illuminates.
A problem in the system may be indicated under the following conditions. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
When the light remains turned on while driving the vehicle.
When the system is canceled automatically, the light turns on. Normally, the system restores automatically and the light turns off, however, if the light remains turned on, there may be a problem with the system.
The light does not illuminate when the ignition is switched ON.
Always use tires for all wheels that are of the specified size, and the same manufacture, brand, and tread pattern. In addition, do not use tires with significantly different wear patterns on the same vehicle. If such improper tires are used, the LDWS may not operate normally.
When an emergency spare tire is used, the system may not operate normally.
If the windshield area in front of the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC) is fogged or obstructed, the light turns on temporarily. If the light remains turned on, there may be a problem with the system.
Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go function (MRCC with Stop & Go function) Warning Light (Some Models)
The warning light turns on if there is a malfunction in the system while the Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go function (MRCC with Stop & Go function) system is on. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) OFF Indicator Light (Some Models)
A problem in the system may be indicated under the following conditions.
Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
The light does not turn on when the ignition is switched ON.
The light remains on even when the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system can be operated.
The light turns on while driving the vehicle.
If the vehicle is driven on a road with less traffic and few vehicles that the radar sensors can detect, the system may pause (The Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) OFF indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates). However, it does not indicate a malfunction.
LED Headlight Warning Light (Some Models)
This light illuminates if there is a malfunction in the LED headlight. Have your vehicle inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
12 months or 15,000 miles. Replace the engine oil and oil filter; inspect the disc brakes; lubricate all locks and hinges. 18 months or 22,500 miles. Replace the engine oil and oil filter; lubricate all locks and hinges.
Every 36 Months or 22,500 Miles
Your vehicle needs these additional maintenance tasks completed at 36 months or 22,500 miles (whichever comes sooner).
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