Light Bulbs


WARNING:


WARNING:
Do not replace the xenon fusion bulbs yourself:
Replacing the xenon fusion bulbs yourself is dangerous. Because the xenon fusion bulbs require high voltage, you could receive an electric shock if the bulbs are handled incorrectly. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer when the replacement is necessary.

Never touch the glass portion of a halogen bulb with your bare hands and always wear eye protection when handling or working around the bulbs: When a halogen bulb breaks, it is dangerous. These bulbs contain pressurized gas. If one is broken, it will explode and serious injuries could be caused by the flying glass.

If the glass portion is touched with bare hands, body oil could cause the bulb to overheat and explode when lit.

Always keep halogen bulbs out of the reach of children:
Playing with a halogen bulb is dangerous. Serious injuries could be caused by dropping a halogen bulb or breaking it some other way.

Replacing Exterior Light Bulbs

Replacing a headlight bulb

High-beam bulb

1. Make sure the ignition switch is turned off and the headlight switch is off.

2. Lift the hood.

3. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

Carefully remove the High-beam bulb from its socket in the reflector by gently pulling it straight backward out of the socket.

4. Disconnect the bulb from the electrical


4. Disconnect the bulb from the electrical connector by pressing the tab on the connector with your finger and pulling the bulb upward.

5. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:
- To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- If the halogen bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.

- Use the protective cover and carton of the replacement bulb to dispose of the old bulb promptly out of the reach of children.

Low-beam bulb

(Xenon fusion bulb)

You cannot replace the low beam bulbs by yourself.

The bulbs must be replaced at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

(Halogen bulbs)

1. Make sure the headlight switch is off.

2. If you are changing the right Lowbeam bulb, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right, and turn off engine. If you are changing the left Low-beam bulb, turn the steering wheel to the left.

3. Turn the screws and the center section


3. Turn the screws and the center section of the plastic retainers counterclockwise and remove them, then partially peel back the mudguard.

4. Detach the electrical connector from


4. Detach the electrical connector from the bulb by pulling it to the rear.

5. Pull off the sealing cover.

6. Unhook the bulb retaining spring.

7. Swing the retaining spring out and


7. Swing the retaining spring out and away to free the bulb.

8. Carefully remove the bulb from the


8. Carefully remove the bulb from the socket by pulling it straight back.

9. Replace the bulb.

10. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:
- To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- If the halogen bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.

- Use the protective cover and carton for the replacement bulb to dispose of the old bulb promptly and out of the reach of children.

Front side marker lights, Front turn signal lights/Parking lights

1. Make sure the headlight switch is off.

2. If you are changing a bulb in the right headlight unit, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right, and turn off engine. If you are changing a bulb in the left headlight unit, turn the steering wheel to the left.

3. Turn the screws and the center section


3. Turn the screws and the center section of the plastic retainers counterclockwise and remove them, then partially peel back the mudguard.

4. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

5. Disconnect the bulb from the socket.

Front side marker lights
Front side marker lights

Front turn signal lights/Parking lights
Front turn signal lights/Parking lights

6. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

Fog lights

1. Make sure the headlight switch is off.

2. If you are changing the right fog light bulb, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right, and turn off engine. If you are changing the left fog light bulb, turn the steering wheel to the left.

3. Turn the screws and the center section of the plastic retainers counterclockwise and remove them, then partially peel back the mudguard.

4. Disconnect the electrical connector


4. Disconnect the electrical connector from the bulb by pressing the tab on the connector with your finger and pulling the connector downward.

5. Turn the socket and bulb assembly


5. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

Carefully remove the bulb from its socket in the reflector by gently pulling it straight backward out of the socket.

6. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:
- To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- If the halogen bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.

- Use the protective cover and carton for the replacement bulb to dispose of the old bulb promptly and out of the reach of children.

Brake lights/Taillights, Rear turn signal lights, Reverse lights, Rear side-marker lights

1. Remove the cover.


1. Remove the cover.

2. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

3. Disconnect the bulb from the socket.


3. Disconnect the bulb from the socket.

4. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:
To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

High-mount brake light, Side turn signal lightsí

Due to the complexity and difficulty of the procedure, the LED bulbs should be replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

NOTE:
LED bulb replacement is not possible. The rear combination component must be replaced.

License plate lights

1. Wrap a flathead screwdriver with a soft cloth to prevent damage to the lens and remove the lens by carefully prying on the edge of the lens with a flathead screwdriver.

2. Disconnect the bulb by pulling it out.


2. Disconnect the bulb by pulling it out.

3. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

Replacing Interior Light Bulbs

Overhead light/Map lights (Front)

Due to the complexity and difficulty of the procedure, the bulbs should be replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Overhead light (Rear), Luggage compartment light

1. Wrap a small flathead screwdriver with a soft cloth to prevent damage to the lens and remove the lens by carefully prying on the edge of the lens with the flathead screwdriver.

2. Disconnect the bulb by pulling it out.


2. Disconnect the bulb by pulling it out.

3. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal.

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