How to change backup reverse light bulb Mazda 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

How to change backup light bulb Mazda 5 2010-2018

Last Updated on Monday Sep 11, 2017

Learn how to replace a burned backup light bulb on Mazda 5. This DIY guide applies to model years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. Changing the backup bulb on a Mazda5 all you need is a scredriver and 5 minutes. Note that the backup bulb may also be refered to as the reverse bulb. 

What you will need

How to replace backup light bulb on Mazda 5

Step 1

Turn off igntion.


Step 2

Identify the back up light bulb on your Mazda 5.

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Step 3

Open trunk

Mazda 5 back up light replace guide diy

Step 4

Open the lift gate. On the back you will notice an access panel. Remove the panel using a flat head screwdriver. To replace the backup light bulb you will need to twist it counter clokc wise to remove the socket. The bubl itself is pulled straight out of the socket. 


If you notice that the back up light bulb still doesn't work after you replace the bulb, it is possible that the fuse is blown.