Understanding the MyMazda Remote features built into your MyMazda smart phone app will help you get the most out of them and out of the driving experience. Here are some tips to get you started. Remote start system feature is available in Mazda CX-5, CX-30, CX-9, Mazda3 or Mazda6.
Remote control appears on the home screen when you start your app for simple everyday use. The remote start feature is a great convenience when warming up the vehicle in cold weather or pre-cooling in hot weather. Note that your vehicle climate setting will remain how it was when you last turned off the vehicle.
- To start the engine, touch and hold “START” button at the center of your screen of smart phone app – keep your finger on the screen until the round meter completes the circle.
- A popup message will tell you when the engine has started.
- You can stop running the engine the same way by flipping the center of the circle from start to “STOP”. For safety reasons remote start will not work if the key is in the vehicle or if a door is open.
- The engine will automatically stop when you open a door or after running for 15 minutes.
Other Mazda App Features
Lock or unlock doors
You can also use your app to lock and unlock your doors – simply touch and hold door lock or door unlock icons on the home screen.
Flash vehicle’s lights
You can use remote control to flash your vehicle lights to help you find it easier in the parking lot.
With vehicle status, it’s easy to check up on your Mazda from wherever you happen to be – just touch “STATUS” on your home screen. The display will tell you how much fuel you have in the tank, the total distance traveled on the odometer, the air pressure in each tire and whether the doors are locked – including if the hood is unlatched.