How long can I leave my Mazda6 car engine without starting? I'm going on a trip for 5 days.

Asked by Oct 31, 2015 at 11:22 AM about the 2015 Mazda MAZDA6

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Probably a year or 2 ... I know someone that left theirs for 5 years and needed a jump for the battery ,,, it started right up

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If you were going to be gone for 6 months or more, I would recommend using a fuel stabilizer in a full tank of fresh fuel, a battery tender and jacking the car up on all 4 corners so the tires didn't touch the ground. Since you are going to be gone for only 5 days, don't worry about it.

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