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EVO ONE THar-one-maz3 help, remote start not working.

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I'm installing on my wife's 2014 mazda 3 push button start manual. i have followed directions and programmed module how ever nothing happens when i try to remote start it. car starts and drives. I have noticed ignitoin switch doesn't light up any more when vehilce is running. lights green with clutch pressed. The only wires i needed to hook up per directions was the clutch wire and hood switch... do i need to hook up any other wires not mentioned? Its not in valet mode. i noticed parking lights don't flash when enabling disabling valet mode does that mean theres an issue with the module or wiring in t-harness?
asked Dec 28, 2018 in Mazda by dave osgood (210 points)

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Parking light don't flash because you did not connect the parking light.

For a manual transmission vehicle you must follow the Ready Mode procedure. Refer to the owner manual.

Professional installation is HIGHLY recommended for manual transmission vehicle.
answered Dec 28, 2018 by Mathieu Bertrand Collin (50,060 points)
I am having the same issue with a 2014 Mazda CX-5 (which I believe is very similar programming to 2014 Mazda3).  I referred to the user manual, but the instructions for Ready Mode are not written for cars with push-to-start.  They are for cars with a traditional key.  All other programming steps appear to have been successful.  I have the necessary hardware and firmware revisions.  Option 38.2 is enabled (3x lock on OEM remote).  Any help would be appreciated!
I was able to solve this problem with help from technical support.  Following the Ready Mode procedure only works if Ready Mode is enabled (option 33.2).  This is the step I was missing.  So 33.2 and 38.2 both need to be enabled in order to remote start the manual equipped vehicle with the OEM remote.
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