How do i program a new ignition key (chip) for a 2000 mazda mpv
I have a copy, but its only good for the doors. if i start it, it turns right off. there is a chip in it and i need to program the new key. its too much to go the the dealer (towing, etc.). i know that there is a produre to it, but dont know it. please help me.
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For ford or mazda cars, to program a key that isn't programed, you need two programed keys, if you don't have two programed keys, you have to go to the dealer and they must program the keys for your car. I hate to say this isn't cheap to do. I just had a key made for a 2002 Ford Focus and it cost me $65.00 for the keyblank and the programing of the key. I don't know of any way to bypass such a system on these type of cars.
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Often, you need to press the unlock button on the remote twice. First press unlocks the door and second press disables the immobiliser and allows the vehicle to start. The key alone will not start the vehicle.
Alternatively, when the key is in the ignition - press the remote unlock again.
The remote acts as an immobiliser device. The reason your car won't start on the key is probably because the system won't allow any key in the ignition - it is preventing theft of the vehicle. Once the unlock button on the remote is pressed the system then recognises that key is the legitimate one for the vehicle and the disables the immobiliser and allows you to start the car
The clicking you hear is the vehicle asking for the program sequence to reprogram the locking system. Apparently something threw it out of sequence, ( a battery change , jumpstart, voltage spike , etc). The programming sequence that mazda uses is really kinda crazy. I was able to locate the sequence to try. If it does not work have the dealership flash the pcm, (another word for reprogram the powertrain control module). Here is the sequence:
1) Get in MPV with ignition key, and all fobs for the vehicle.
2) Close all doors and remove ignition key if it is in ignition.
3) Open driver's door
Note: Steps 4 and 5 must be completed in under thirty seconds.
4) Repeat the following three times
a) Insert ignition key
b)Turn ignition switch to on and then to lock
c) Remove ignition key
5) Repeat the following three times
a) Close driver's door
b) Open driver's door
Locks should all lock and then unlock within a couple of seconds--you'll hear the clicking sound
6) Press any button two times within five seconds on fob being programmed.
Locks should again lock and unlock
7) Repeat step 6 for all other fobs being programmed. When done with last fob, wait a few seconds and then you should be done with the reprogramming. Each fob should now work for this vehicle.
I was browsing unsolved problems. If you still have the problem, I'll try to help you. But it's going to be awhile trying to communicate back and forth. First...Check the engine for spark. Take off a plug wire and stick a screw driver in the wire end and place the metal part of the screw driver next to something on the van that's metal. Have someone crank it over for just a second or two and see if a small spark jumps from the screw driver to the metal part. I'll check back for your answer.
yes it could be the starter next time it won't start give the starter motor a tap with a hammer or wheel brace also check where the small blade connector is there should be a fuse in line could be the problem hope this helps regards Jim
It sound like you need a new starter. I am not not sure why they serviced the distributor, but you mentioned the engine doesn't turn over. The only other thing could be a bad neutral safety switch or ignition switch. Have someone check the "signal" wire to the starter for switched power( power when you turn the key to start position). If power is present, I'd replace the starter. If not, check Ign. switch or neutral safety switch. I hope this helps
2000 Mazda 626
Note:Make SURE the battery is new. Instructions for programming ONE keyless remote fob. 1.Open the driver’s door & leave open. 2.Insert the key in the ignition. 3.Turn the key to the on and off position 3 times. 4.Remove the key from the ignition. 5.After door open chime stops, press the door open button 3 times. 6.After chime, press any fob key twice. 7.After second chime, press any fob key twice again. 8.After third chime, press any fob key twice again. 9.Press the door open button once. 10.The car should give another acknowledgement chime. 11.Test key fob. This DOES work. I just programmed mine successfully today, three hours ago.