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2013-2014 Mazda Ignition Switch Issue

2014 Mazda CX-5;


The problem: In vehicles with a gate-type shifter, pressing the Start/Stop button may not turn off the ignition. Even if the shift lever is in Park and the engine shuts off, the ignition may stay on. This may be caused by a worn out ignition switch unit.

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2013 Mazda CX-5
  • 2014 Mazda CX-5
  • 2014 Mazda6

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace the ignition switch with an updated unit.

Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Mazda’s new-car or extended warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service bulletin. You can call Lexus at 800-222-5500 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 0500416.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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