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Mazda Tribute: Mazda 2006 tribute won't start battery is good.

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Mazda 2006 tribute won't start battery is good. Everything comes on
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
Hi. Does the engine crank over when you turn the key?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
You could just have a faulty starter. If you have a test light, you could check to see if the starter is getting power.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have an appointment with Mazda this site is asking for money , I'm not comfortable with that.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
You must have known this is a pay site when you signed up.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
Your paying to ask automotive professionals questions about your vehicle.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I paid for the question nitially, now it's asking to pay for a phone call. Im not interested in a call
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
It is not asking for that. You can request a phone call if you want. It may be asking if you want a phone call. Just say no.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok. The security light is blinking when the key is in. I also tried the transponder key as well with no luck.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
Oh ok. if the security light is blinking then the starter is not the problem. The problem is with the anti-theft. Have you tried all keys that you have for the vehicle?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
If you tried all the keys then unfortunatly there is not much that can be done from home. A scan tool that can access the security system needs to be used. You can either have it towed to a dealer, or call a local lock smith. Most locksmiths these days have the equipment to check and create security keys.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 2 years ago.
You are welcome. SOrry for the problem you are having with your car. Let me know if you have any other questions and please remember to rate my service. Thank you.