2010-2018 Mazda 5 How to jump start
Last Updated on Saturday Aug 26, 2017
Is the car battery dead on your Mazda 5? In this guide, you will learn how to jump start a 2010-2018 Mazda 5. To jump start a Mazda5 you will need either a jump box or you can use helper car but for this method, you will need jumper cables. Either method is acceptable to jump start your Mazda5 dead car battery. When you jump start a Mazda5, it is important to identify the positive and negative terminals. These instructions apply to Mazda5 made during these years: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
How to jump start a Mazda 5
To safely jump start your Mazda 5 follow these instructions. Ensure that keys are removed from the ignition when you connect the cables.
Step 1: Turn off ignition
Remove key from ignition of your Mazda. Modern Mazdas are very sensitive to voltage, and Mazda 5 is no exception. To avoid electrical problems, make sure to remove the key from the ignition.
Step 2: Open Hood
Open the hood. Locate the hood release underneath the dash. Pull the lever until you hear your Mazda hood pop open. Next, you need to release the hood safety latch at the front of the car.
Step 3: Locate Jump Start Terminals
Locate the battery terminals. Determine where you will jump start your Mazda 5.
Step 4: Connect Postive Jumper Cable
Attach the red (positive) cable to the positive terminal. If you are using another car to jump start your Mazda 5, next you will need to connect the positive terminal on the helper car.
Step 5: Connect Neg. Jumper Cable
Connect the black (negative) cable to an engine ground point. If you are using another car to jump start your Mazda 5, connect the other end of the black cable to the battery of the helper car.
Step 6: Jump Start Mazda 5
If you are using a jump box you are now ready to start your Mazda 5. If you are using a helper car continue to the next step.
Just Start Using Jumper Cables
Start the helper car and let it run for about five minutes. Next, start your Mazda 5. If all you hear is a click when you try to start your Mazda 5, check the cable clamps. Allow the dead battery on your Mazda 5 to charge for a little bit longer then try again.