2010-18 Mazda 5 Air Conditioner A/C Freon R134a Recharge
Last Updated on Friday May 18, 2018
If your Mazda 5 A/C is blowing hot air, it may be due to a small leak in the A/C system. In this DIY guide, you will learn how to charge Mazda5 air conditioner system yourself using an air conditioner recharge kit.
How to change Mazda 5 A/C System
Charging the A/C system on a Mazda 5 is easy and requires about 15 minutes. Follow the instructions below to charge your Mazda5.
What you will need
Here is what you will need to charge the A/C system on your Mazda5.
Step 1: Park and turn off ignition
Park your Mazda 5. Turn off the engine and get ready to add freon to your Mazda5 AC system.
Step 2: Open Hood
To add refrigerant you need to open the hood of your 5. The hood release is located under the dashboard of your 5.
Step 3: Locate low-pressure port
Locate the low-pressure port. This is where you add A/C refrigerant on a Mazda 5.
Step 4: Connect A/C recharge kit
Remove the cap and connect your A/C hose to the charging port. Start adding refrigerant to your Mazda 5 air conditioner system.
Step 5: Start Engine
Start the engine and let it idle.
Step 6: Turn AC on
Turn A/C on and set it to max cold setting.
Step 7: Charge 5 A/C
Follow the instructions as directed on your A/C recharge kit.