Learn how to install a new car battery on a Mazda 5 vans. Instructions in this guide will help you replace the battery on Mazda 5 models produced in 2010 through 2018.
What you will need
The battery cold cranking amps should be at least 500 A and higher.
Turn off the engine
Before you get started replacing the car battery on your Mazda 5, step one is to turn off the ignition. Mazda can be sensitive to voltage drops and keeping the key in the ignition can cause electrical problems.
Open hood. In your Mazda 5 the battery is located under the hood. Pull the hood release to open the hood.
In your Mazda 5 the battery is located in the engine bay.
Disconnect negative terminal
Disconnect the negative battery terminal on your Mazda.
Disconnect positive terminal
Next, disconnect the positive battery terminal.
Identify battery bracket
Remove battery hold down bracket. Here is a close up picture of the battery bracket on your Mazda 5.
Remove the bracket. Remove the old battery. Install the new battery.
Clean battery termnails of your Mazda 5 using a termnial brush. This will ensure that you don't have any corrosion issue in the future.
Connect new battery
Reconnect battery terminals. First, connect the positive battery cable on your Mazda 5. Lastly, connect the negative terminals. Use fiber washers to prevent corrosion of the battery terminals.
Next, start the car. Follow the instructions found in your owner's manual to synchronize windows, sunroof, seats and reset any radio preset stations.
To change the battery on 2010-2018 Mazda 5 you will need a few basic tools, new battery and about 20 minutes.
We hope that you found this DIY guide on how to change the battery on Mazda 5 helpful.
If you have any tips that may help Mazda 5 owners replace their battery, please use the comments section below to share your experiences.
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