Mazda Alternator Replacement 2015 Mazda 6 – How to Remove and Install Alternator (2013-2020 Mazda 6)

Mazda Alternator Replacement 2015 Mazda 6 – How to Remove and Install Alternator (2013-2020 Mazda 6)

2015 Mazda 6 Alternator Replacement. How to remove and replace the alternator in a Mazda 6. DIY! Same procedure for the 2013-2020 Mazda 6. How to replace the alternator in a 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, or 2020 Mazda 6 with the 2.5 liter Mazda Skyactiv engine.

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This car has the 2.5 liter Mazda Skyactiv engine, so alternator replacement will be similar for the following vehicles:

2013-2020 Mazda CX-5
2014-2020 Mazda 3
2016-2020 Mazda CX-4
2016-2020 Mazda CX-9
2018-2020 Mazda CX-8
2019-2020 Mazda CX-30




5:00 I do not get it! why you need to remove the BELT tensioner once you removed the belt?? …after removing the belt just remove the Alternator! boom! done! wasted time..okay I got it the ALTERNATOR bolt….is BLOCKED access because of the tensioner pulley…

Kenny Tam says:

On my 2015 CX-5 2.5L I had to unbolt the AC compressor, hang it with a wire to get the alternator out and it was still a pain. At the time I replaced my alternator there wasn't a video or link but now there is.

Chris Pease says:

My charging system light came
On after leaving work just now. It says not drive cuz the engine could shut off unexpectedly which is scary since I’m
An hour away on a Saturday. I have a new battery so I’m Guessing it’s the alternator. Did u happen to have a bad alternator hat would start or die. Did u get the same message on the infotainment screen saying to pull over safe and call a dealer ?

Azarah Wagner says:

Easiest way is to remove alternator is to remove intake manifold ( 6 bolts ) on the 2015 Mazda
The tensioner is a 17 mm .
You also remove and install the tensioner with the bolt in the assembly as well as the alternator.
Never use pliers in wiring harnesses

Alex D says:

We’re you able to use the same retainers that you took out? I thought that was the hardest part getting those stupid things out I thing I broke half of them

None Ya says:

If you don't mind me asking what's the brand name of the alternator??

betomata4 says:

i love your boy helping you …. my oldest boy is 12 … thanks kiddo… im going to get my son to help me to

JAC CAJ says:

Thanks…could not have done it without your video

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