HOW TO GUIDE: Mazda 5 RKE Keyfob Programming

Mazda 5 RKE Key fob Programming instruction for car owners and mechanic

Mazda 5 RKE Key fob Programming

A useful tutorial on how to program the RKE key fob on Mazda 5 from the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 to 2015. Please follow the instructions below for your reference.

Mazda 5 RKE Keyf ob Programming tutorial

Mazda 5 – Remote Programming

  1. Prepare Vehicle – Step 1

    REMOVE key from Ignition.

  2. Prepare Vehicle – Step 2

    CLOSE ALL doors.

  3. Prepare Vehicle – Step 3

    OPEN Driver’s side door and LEAVE OPEN.

  4. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    WITHIN 24 seconds, PERFORM the following steps:

    a. INSERT key into Ignition.

    b. TURN to the ON position (just shy of cranking) and back to the OFF position.

    c. TURN to the ON position (just shy of cranking) and back to the OFF position.

    d. TURN to the ON position (just shy of cranking) and back to the OFF position.

    e. CLOSE Driver’s side door and OPEN.

    f. CLOSE Driver’s side door and OPEN.

    g. CLOSE Driver’s side door and OPEN.

  5. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    Vehicle will cycle door locks LOCK/UNLOCK signaling that the vehicle has successfully entered Programming Mode.

  6. Program Remote – Step 1

    PRESS the UNLOCK button on the first remote to be programmed 2 times. Vehicle will cycle door locks LOCK/UNLOCK signaling that the remote has been successfully programmed.

  7. Program Additional Remotes

    REPEAT Step 6 for ALL remotes you want to use with your vehicle. If you only have 1 remote, REPEAT Step 7 2 additional times. If you have 2 remotes, REPEAT Step 7 with the 2nd remote 2 times.

  8. Finalize & Exit Programming Mode

    CLOSE and OPEN Driver’s side door 1 time to finalize the programming procedure and EXIT Programming Mode. Door locks will cycle LOCK/UNLOCK to confirm.

  9. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is now complete.

Mazda 5 – Key Programming

  1. Enter Programming Mode – Step 1

    INSERT first programmed transponder key into the Ignition and TURN to the ON position. LEAVE key in Ignition in ON position for approximately 1 second UNTIL the RED security light on the dashboard instrument cluster goes OFF, then REMOVE key from Ignition.

  2. Enter Programming Mode – Step 2

    WITHIN 5 seconds, INSERT second programmed transponder key into the Ignition and TURN to the ON position. The RED key symbol light will ILLUMINATE and go OFF.

  3. Program Remote

    WITHIN 10 seconds, INSERT the new key into the Ignition and TURN to the ON position. The RED security light will ILLUMINATE and go OFF.

  4. Exit Programming Mode

    REMOVE key from Ignition to EXIT Programming Mode.

  5. Test Remotes

    TEST all remotes. Programming is now complete.

Programming Notes:

  • Verify the following prior to following these instructions:
    • Your vehicle is equipped with keyless entry, and
    • You have a key fob remote that is compatible with your vehicle.
  • Obtain ALL remote transmitters for this vehicle.
  • You MAY program up to 3 remotes to your vehicle.
  • Flip key(s) MUST be cut in order to program it to your vehicle.
  • You MUST have 2 previously programmed transponder keys in order to program a new key portion of your flip key.

I’m hoping that this guide may assist you in setting up your Mazda 5’s keyfob. a helpful guide on programming the RKE keyfob for Mazda 5 models made in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and through 2015 Please follow the instructions listed above for your reference.