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Mazda Mazda6 DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance how-to tutorials for the 3rd generation 2014 to 2018 Mazda Mazda 6 sedan.

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2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Advanced Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the advanced (A.K.A. "smart" or "intelligent") key fob remote control for the keyless entry system of a third generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) Mazda Mazda 6 sedan can become weak or stop working entirely.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement battery part number), by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulb Change

2. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of your Mazda6 sedan (or you'd like to upgrade both bulbs to brighter LED units), take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulbs Change

3. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you would like to upgrade the dome light (A.K.A. rear passenger courtesy reading light) bulbs in the headliner housing above the back seats of your Mazda6, check out my DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

 

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

4. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your Mazda 6 sedan hasn't been working well recently, you probably need to clean or replace the cabin air filter element in the HVAC blower motor housing.

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

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Door Panel Courtesy Step Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Courtesy Step Light Bulb

5. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Door Courtesy Step Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out courtesy step light bulb at the bottom of the plastic interior door panel in your Mazda 6 sedan (or you'd like to upgrade it to a brighter LED bulb), check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number), by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

6. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty seeing out of the windshield window of your Mazda 6 sedan, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

Take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM blade sizes in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

7. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the trunk lid of your Mazda 6 sedan (or you'd like to upgrade them both to brighter LED units), check out my DIY instructions (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda 6 Trunk Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Trunk Light Bulb Change

8. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Trunk Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you'd like to change a burnt out cargo area light bulb in the trunk of your Mazda 6 sedan, check out my DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left side of this paragraph.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

9. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your third generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018) Mazda 6 sedan, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

To view my DIY instructions for removing the door panel, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.



 

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

10. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The tail light housings of a Mazda 6 sedan contain the brake, rear turn signal, side marker and reverse bulbs. (The brake lights are LEDs that should last the life time of the car.)

If you need to replace a burnt out rear turn signal, side marker or reverse light bulb, check out my DIY tutorial by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulbs Change

11. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight housings of a 3rd generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) Mazda 6 sedan contain the low beam, high beam and front turn signal light bulbs.

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

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

12. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 2.5L I4 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element for the SkyActiv-G 2.5L DOHC 16V VVT inline four cylinder motor in a Mazda 6 sedan should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced every two to three years or about 30,000 to 45,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

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

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

13. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Mazda 6 sedan 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 my DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Car Battery Change

14. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty starting the engine in your Mazda 6 sedan on a cold morning and the OEM 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

To view my DIY directions for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 2.5L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
Spark Plugs Change

15. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 2.5L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in a third generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) Mazda 6 sedan with the SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16V VVT 2.5 liter inline four cylinder motor can last up to 100,000 miles but they should be checked well before that mileage.

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

   

2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 2.5L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide
Oil Change Guide

16. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 SKYACTIV-G 2.5L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your Mazda 6 running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the SkyActiv-G DOHC 16V VVT 2.5 liter inline four cylinder engine.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the oil filter part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda 6 Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

17. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Front Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The front disc brake pads on a third generation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) Mazda 6 sedan can last anywhere from 30,000 to 60,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

   

2014-2018 Mazda 6 Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Brake Pads Change

18. 2014-2018 Mazda Mazda6 Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a Mazda 6 usually last about twice as long as the front pads or anywhere from 60,000 to over 100,000 miles depending on your unique driving conditions.

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

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