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Many people have been annoyed by the fake engine sound of the MX30. It so happens, a German fellow found a way to shut it off.

For those who do not understand German, this is how you do it.

1) Switch on the car by pressing the start button twice
2) Make sure you are still in Park
3) Press the brake and drive paddle simultaneously
4) Press five times the right flipper
5) Press five times the left flipper
6) Release the drive and break paddles
7) Shift to drive and go

With me it worked on the third attempt. To be honest, sound wise the difference is not very large because now you will not hear the fake sound but instead you will hear road noise and sometimes some wind noise as well. But I decided to keep it in this mode. I like this better.

Good Luck!

Bert
 

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Hi Bert,

I'm about to take delivery of my MX-30 and I think I will eventually disable that fake engine noise. I'm curious to know if one can re-enable it following the same procedure though, in case I ever want to go back to that fake sound.
I also don't understand why Mazda does not make this as easy as checking/unchecking a box in a system menu, go figure ¯\(ツ)

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Hi Bert,

I'm about to take delivery of my MX-30 and I think I will eventually disable that fake engine noise. I'm curious to know if one can re-enable it following the same procedure though, in case I ever want to go back to that fake sound.
I also don't understand why Mazda does not make this as easy as checking/unchecking a box in a system menu, go figure ¯\(ツ)

Hubert
Hi, I did not try to switch back to fake noise, but I imagine it must be the same procedure, or perhaps in reverse. But agreed, this should be a simple menu option.
 

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Hello,

the process is completely reversible. Just do the same actions again. Keep in mind that, at least in my case, the possibility to switch off the sound has been accomplished by the recall action AM001A .

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Ben benieuwd of dit werkt. Hebben onze mx30 gisteren gekocht, we moeten nog even geduld hebben voor hij afgeleverd word.
Vind het geluid niet storend, maar helemaal stil is nog fijner denk ik.
 

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Worked on the first try. Thanks for this! Although the engine sound is subtle, I do like it better without.
 
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