In this guide, you will find instructions on how to open the hood on Mazda vehicles.

Procedure

  1. Park the vehicle, turn off the ignition, and engage the parking brakes. 
  2. Locate the hood release under the dashboard on the driver's side. Pull on the hood release until you hear the hood pop open. how to open the hood on  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Mazda Mazda5 Mazda 5
  3. Release the hood safety latch at the front of the hood. The safety latch is under the hood.where is the hood release latch on  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Mazda Mazda5 Mazda 5
  4. Open the hood of your Mazda and secure it up using the prop rod. On newer Mazda vehicles the hood should stay open on its own.

Opening a Mazda hood is a simple procedure. 

If the hood won't pop open, check the hood release under the dashboard. The cable may have come off.