Keyless Entry - Inoperative/Key Chime Won't Shut OFF

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    TSB: 09-032/06

    MULTI-MODEL - KEY REMINDER CHIME KEEPS CHIMING OR KEYLESS ENTRY INOPERATIVE

    BULLETIN NOTE: This bulletin supercedes the previous bulletin 09-32/06 issued on 7/18/06. The SUBJECT has been revised.

    APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS^ 2004 - 2006 Mazda3 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1 BK**** **526084 (produced before April 18, 2006)

    ^ 2006 Mazda5 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1 CR**** **125853 (produced before April 18, 2006)


    DESCRIPTION

    On some vehicles, the key reminder chime keeps chiming even though the key is pulled out of the ignition. In addition, the doors cannot be locked with the keyless entry system. This is caused by an internal failure from a contact plate that was not properly molded.

    Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure.

    REPAIR PROCEDURE

    1. Verify customer concern.

    2. Record the customer's radio station presets.

    3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

    4. Remove the column cover. Refer to Mazda3 Workshop Manual section 09-17 COLUMN COVER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION or Mazda5 Workshop Manual section 09-17 COLUMN COVER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.

    5. Remove the ignition switch from the steering lock.

    6. Disconnect the connector from the ignition switch by pulling down on the lever.

    7. Reconnect the connector to the new ignition switch.

    8. Install the new ignition switch.

    9. Install the column cover.

    10. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

    11. Verify repair.

    12. Reset the customer's radio station presets.
     

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