In this tutorial, you will find instructions on how to replace the headlight assembly on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016.
These instructions apply to both driver's side and passenger side headlight assembly.
What you will need
- Hyundai Elantra Headlight
- Metric Sockets
- Ratchet Wrench
Place the gear shifter in Park position. Turn ignition off and remove the key. Pull the hood release under the dashboard. Move to the front of the Elantra and press the hood latch release. Open the hood.
Remove the headlight bolts. You have two 10 mm bolts and one 12 mm bolt that needs to be removed.
Unplug Electrical Wires. Press on the electrical wire plug and pull it away from the headlight. Location of the headlight wire socket shown below with the headlight removed.
Remove headlight assembly from the vehicle. Pull your Hyundai Elantra headlight assembly forward. Be careful as you may damage the front bumper during this step.
- Install a new headlight assembly in reverse order.
- Tighten the headlight bolts hand tight. Overtightening the headlight bolts can fracture the plastic clips.