2011-16 Hyundai Entrant Tail Light Assembly Replacement

Tail Light Assembly Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-16
Published by YOUCANIC Automotive Experts 
Last Updated May 29, 2018 

Step-by-step instructions on how to replace the rear tail light assembly on a Hyundai Elantra, model years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. This applies to the rear outside light which Hyundai dealerships may refer to as rear combination light bulb assembly

This article focuses on tail light replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016. Changing driver or passenger side rear tail lamp assembly on the fifth-generation Hyundai Elantra is one of the easiest task that you can complete yourself. If your tail light assembly is broken due to an accident, the lens is cracked or has water damage, replacing it takes less than 20 minutes. No need to go to an auto mechanic or your Hyundai dealer unless the tail light replacement is covered by your warranty. 

New replacement tail light (stop light) assembly for Hyundai Elantra 2011-16 can be purchased online. Aftermarket tail light (stop light) complete assembly costs between $80 and $150. Use the links under Applicable Parts to check current prices on Amazon. 

To remove and install a new tail light you will need a 10 mm deep socket. Watch the video clip to learn how to change the rear tail light assembly on your Hyundai Elantra. 

Driver or Passenger Side Tail Light Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016

Step 1

Open Trunk 

Pull the trunk release located next to the driver's seat. diy tail light replacement hyundai elantra 2011 2016

Step 2

Remove the access cover by pulling on the locking tab. hyundai elantra rear outside driver passenger light replacement

Step 3

Disconnect the electrical connector socket. how to change tail light stop light hyundai elantra 2011-2016

Step 4

Remove three 10 mm bolts that secure the tail light to the body of the Elantra. how to change rear tail light hyundai elantra 2011 2016

Step 5

Remove the tail light by pulling it back. 

Step 6

Install new tail light.

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes. The rear tail light assembly contains the brake, turn signal, side marker and parking light bulb. This light assembly is also referred to as: Rear combination light bulb replacement / Outside light. Instructions are the same for both driver and passenger tail lights.

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At your Hyundai dealer, you will pay between $300-$500. If you change it yourself, about $100 in parts. See links above to learn where you can buy a new tail light cheap.

No. It is one of the easiest DIY jobs that you will ever do.