Air conditioning is one of the main interesting features on recent cars. Although it was in past times reserved for high-end models, it has today been democratized for the great majority of vehicles. Nevertheless, this pricey and sophisticated device necessitates special care, and whether it’s for service or because of odours, it is completely important to think about cleaning the air conditioning of your Mazda CX 5. This is exactly what we will explain in more detail in this content. First we will check in detail at the procedure to clean the air conditioning of your Mazda CX 5, then in a second part, we will look more generally at the service of the air conditioning of your Mazda CX 5.


How to clean my Mazda CX 5 air conditioning

Let’s begin our content with the cleaning of the air conditioning circuit of your Mazda CX 5. The only solution to execute a full cleaning of this circuit will be to use bactericidal and fungicidal products, in reality, your air conditioning creates loads of moisture that will stagnate in the circuit and will promote the production of germs and bacteria of all kinds. You will find these products on the internet or in car centres. There are two solutions to perform this, here they are

Service the air conditioning circuit of your Mazda CX 5 in an easy way

Once you have a disinfectant spray, you can instantly clean your car’s air-conditioning circuit.
The methodology is very easy, however, this process can dirty the inside of your Mazda CX 5.

  • Take away the cabin filter.
  • Put in the disinfectant spray on the floor of your car (preferably on the passenger side).
  • Start your car’s ventilation and air conditioning (with the engine is on) with air recycling
  • With the windows closed, push the button on the bomb to empty it slowly but surely and close the car doors and leave it on for about ten minutes.
  • Once this time has passed, open the doors of your Mazda CX 5, ventilation still on and let the passenger compartment air out for about 20 minutes.

This procedure will allow you to very fast clean the air-conditioning system of your Mazda CX 5, but if you have bad air-conditioning odours on your Mazda CX 5 that are persistent, we encourage you to practice the second technique.

Clean deeply the air-conditioning system of your Mazda CX 5

Now let’s move on to the more radical process of performing a cleaning of your ventilation circuit in depth. You will have to buy the same bactericidal and fungicidal product, it is only the application that will be different. Here is the operation to follow:

  • Take away your cabin filter.
  • By the external air intake of your Mazda CX 5 (between the bonnet and the windscreen), with the engine on and the ventilation on, spray a couple of times for 5 seconds and leave all windows and doors closed for Five minutes.
  • Once this first step is achieved you will be able to tackle the inside part of your air conditioning system, doing the same but not the inside air intake which is usually found under the glove box.
  • Finally, to conclude, you can spray a few sprays into the vents of your Mazda CX 5.
  • All you have to do is air out your car while the product dissipates before you can use it again.

Maintenance of the air-conditioning of its Mazda CX 5

Finally, to conclude our content, we will give you the main tips to respect, if you desire to maximize the life of your air conditioning circuit on Mazda CX 5 and limit unforeseen expenses.

  • Have your air conditioning serviced every year
  • Swap your cabin filter every two years.
  • Have your FREON gas recharged every two years.
  • lean the air-conditioning system on your Mazda CX 5 every year.
  • If you wish more guides on the Mazda CX 5, go to our Mazda CX 5 category.