How to Change Reverse Backup Light Mazda 5 2010-2018

Vehicle: mazda/mazda-5   2012-2015 (1st gen)
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Est. Time: 5 min

In this guide, you will learn how to change the back up light (reverse light bulb) on a Mazda 5, model years 2010 through 2018.

What you will need

  • 7440 Bulb Type - Mazda 5 uses two 7440 bulbs for the reverse light. The recommended bulb needs to be 21 watts.
  • Screwdriver

Procedure

  1. Turn off the ignition and park your Mazda 5. Place the shifter in Park and set the Emergency Parking brakes. 
  2. Identify the backup light bulb on your Mazda 5.how to change back up reverse light on Mazda 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  3. Open the liftgate. On the back of the liftgate, you will notice an access panel. Remove the panel using a flat head screwdriver.Mazda 5 back up light replace guide diy
  4. To replace the backup light bulb you will need to twist it counterclockwise to remove the socket. The bulb itself is pulled straight out of the socket.

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

Learn how to replace a reverse backup 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 screwdriver and 5 minutes.

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Apr 2020

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How to Change Reverse Backup Light Mazda 5 2010-2018 In this guide, you will learn how to change the back up light (reverse light bulb) on a Mazda 5, model years 2010 through 2018.