How to Replace a Tail Light on a Mazda 5 2010-18

Est. Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to replace the rear tail light assembly on Mazda 5, model years 2010 through 2018

What you will need


  1. Park your Mazda 5 in a safe area. Set the parking brakes and move the shifter to Park.
  2. Keep the car unlocked. Press the button below the rear Mazda logo and open the liftgate. how to change rear tail light assembley Mazda 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  3. Remove the two Philips screws next to the tail light assembly. Two screws are located on the side of the tail light. Hold the tail light assembly in place.
  4. Pull the tail light back to remove it from the vehicle. 
  5. Unplug the electrical connector from the tail light. 
  6. Install the new tail light in reverse order.Mazda tail light replacement diy guide

The procedure to change the tail light is very simple and requires a few very basic tools. Instructions on replacing the tail light on a Mazda 5 are the same for both the driver (left) and passenger (right) side.

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