Instruments - Clock Runs Too Slow or Too Fast

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    2006 MAZDA3 - CLOCK INDICATION INCORRECT
    APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS
    2006 Mazda3 with VINs lower than JM1 BK**** 61 473189 (Produced from July 1, 2005 to January 6, 2006)
    DESCRIPTION
    Some customers may complain that the clock runs slow or fast, and no matter how many times they have tried
    to adjust the time, the clock display soon indicates the wrong time.
    For the 2006 model year, the Information Display is what controls the clock, where in prior model years it was the audio unit that was the controlling component.

    CLOCK RUNS FAST
    It is possible that the customer has unintentionally performed the "Time Resetting Function", which will create
    this symptom.
    NOTE:
    l The "Time Resetting Function" can create symptoms of the clock losing or
    gaining time, even for vehicles that are outside of the listed VIN range. For
    further details see TIME RESETTING FUNCTION.
    When you encounter a customer complaint of an inaccurate clock where you suspect the "Time Resetting
    Function" was performed, explain to the customer the time resetting function as described below and have
    them continue to monitor the clock. (This function is also described in the owner¡Çs manual, "Interior
    Equipment" section.)
    CLOCK RUNS SLOW

    Due to improper software, the clock may lose time when the ignition is turned to the ACC or OFF position.

    NOTE:
    l For vehicles that are outside of the listed VIN range that present this symptom,
    refer to CLOCK RUNS FAST.
    An updated Information Display has been introduced to address this concern. Customers having this concern
    should have their information display replaced with an exchange unit as outlined in the repair procedure below.
    NOTE:
    l Do not remove the Information Display until the exchange unit is available and
    in hand, because without the display, the driver cannot see the radio
    information and climate control settings (on vehicles equipped with an
    automatic climate control).
    TIME RESETTING FUNCTION
    While the clock is displayed with the ignition in the "ACC" or "ON" position, when the "SET" button ("INFO"
    button for vehicles equipped with a TRIP COMPUTER) on the instrument panel is pressed for 1.5 seconds or
    more then released, the time on the clock display is reset to the nearest hour and the minutes (and seconds)
    are set to ZERO (00).

    REPAIR PROCEDURE
    NOTE:
    l Do not remove the information display until the exchange unit is available and
    in hand, because without the display, the driver cannot see the radio
    information and climate control settings (on vehicles equipped with an
    automatic climate control).
    1. Verify customer clock concern.
    2. Record radio presets.
    3. Remove the center panel module. Refer to Workshop Manual section 09-20 CENTER PANEL
    MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.
    4. Replace the information display with a modified one. Refer to Workshop Manual section 09-20
    CENTER PANEL MODULE DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.
    NOTE:
    l The modified part number was not changed from the original part, but all outgoing parts are to the latest modification level. Below is a
    visual reference in identifying the level part equipped on a vehicle.
    Modified Information Display will have a "9621" cast into the display
    housing above the harness.

    5. Reassemble in reverse order.
    6. Reset radio presets and adjust the clock to the correct time.
    7. Verify repair.
    PART(S) INFORMATION

    WARRANTY INFORMATION
    NOTE:
    l This warranty information applies only to verified customer complaints on
    vehicles eligible for warranty repair. Refer to the Warranty Wizard for warranty
    term information.
    l Additional diagnostic time cannot be claimed for this repair.
    l This part is subject to the UNITED RADIO exchange program. Claims submitted
    where the Information Display was replaced without the use of an exchange
    unit will be denied and/or debited.
     

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