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Mazda CX-5 DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance how-to tutorials for the 2nd generation 2017 to 2022 Mazda CX-5.

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2017-2022 Mazda CX-9 Smart Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the "smart" or "intelligent" key fob remote control for the "Advanced Keyless Entry System" of a 2nd generation (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022) Mazda CX-5 SUV can become weak or stop working entirely. 

To view the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement battery part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulbs Change

2. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of your second generation Mazda CX-5 (or upgrade them both to brighter LED bulbs), check out the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Sun Visor Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb

3. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you'd like to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visor of your 2nd generation (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022) Mazda CX-5 SUV or upgrade them both to brighter LED units, take a look at the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

4. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your CX-5 hasn't been working well recently or the vents smell a bit musty or moldy, you probably need to clean or change the A/C cabin air filter element located in the HVAC blower motor housing.

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulbs

5. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

There are two dome lights (also known as the rear passenger courtesy reading lights) situated above the rear passenger seats in the 2nd generation Mazda CX-5.

Check out the DIY guide for changing the bulbs (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

6. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM front door speakers in your CX-5, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

Take a look at the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement aftermarket speaker sizes) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   


Shift Lock Release

7. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Shift Lock Release Guide - Park To Neutral

If you need to manually move your CX-5 due to a dead 12V battery or some other electrical issue, you'll need to release the automatic transmission's shift lock mechanism to change the gear selector from "P" (Park) to "N" (Neutral).

To view the DIY instructions, click on the text link or the thumbnail image.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Windshield Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade

8. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the back windshield window of your second generation (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022) Mazda CX-5 when it is raining or snowing outside, you probably need to change the rear wiper blade.

Check out the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM blade size in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail picture.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Turn Signal Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Rear Turn Signal Bulb

9. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Turn Signal Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out rear turn signal light bulb in the tail light housings of your Mazda CX-5 (or upgrade them both to brighter LED units), check out the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

10. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty seeing out of the front windshield window of your Mazda CX-5 when it's raining or snowing outside, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

To view the DIY steps for the procedure (with the OEM blade sizes in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

11. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out cargo area light bulb in the tailgate door of your CX-5, take a look at the DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

12. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Electrical Fuses & Relays Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Mazda CX-5 is to check for a blown fuse or a faulty relay in either the engine bay or the interior passenger compartment electrical panels.

Check out the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement fuse type), by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

13. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

According to the scheduled maintenance chart in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 owner's manual, the engine air filter element for the SkyActiv-G 2.5L naturally aspirated I4 engine should be changed every 22,500 miles (36,000 km) or every 36 months.

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement Guide
MAF Sensor Change

14. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Mass Air Flow Sensor Replacement Guide

Some of the possible symptoms of a dirty, failing or faulty MAF sensor may include hard starting, a rough idle, hesitating, surging, poor acceleration, hiccups, low fuel economy (lowered MPG), stalling, loss of power and misfiring. You might also see a CEL / SES (check engine light / service engine soon warning) displayed on the gauge cluster. If you have an OBDII scanner it should reveal a MAF sensor related DTC (diagnostic trouble code) such as P0100, P0101, P0102, P0103 or P0104.

To view the DIY tutorial for cleaning or changing the mass air flow sensor (including the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12 Volt Car Battery

15. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble starting the Skyactiv-G 2.5L I4 engine in your CX-5 on a cold morning and the original 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Check out the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2017-2022 Mazda CX-5 Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Front Turn Signal Bulb

16. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Front Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out front turn signal light bulb in your Mazda CX-5 (or upgrade it to a brighter LED unit), take a look at the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

Note - The low beam and high beam headlights are LED bulbs that should last the life time of the vehicle. The front side marker and parking lights are also LED units.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-G 2.5L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
Spark Plugs Change

17. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 2.5L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The "Scheduled Maintenance" chart in the owner's manual has a spark plug service interval specification of 75,000 miles for the SkyActiv-G 2.5L naturally aspirated I4 engine.

Take a look at the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-G 2.5L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide
Engine Oil Change

18. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-G 2.5L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your 2nd generation (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022) Mazda CX-5 SUV running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the Skyactiv-G 2.5L I4 engine at least every 7,500 miles (12,000 km) or every 12 months.

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement oil filter part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads

19. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a scraping, grinding, squeaking or squealing sound coming from the front end of your Mazda CX-5 when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front disc brake pads.

Check out the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Brake Pads (EPB)

20. 2017 To 2022 Mazda CX-5 Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a CX-5 tend to last about twice as long as the front pads or anywhere from 60,000 miles to well over 100,000 miles depending on your unique driving conditions. (These instructions include how to place the electric parking brake into "service" or "maintenance mode".)

To view the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement brake pad part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

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