- Do not use extreme force to remove light bulb as the glass may break and cause injuries.
- Follow vehicle recommendations on the type of light bulb and wattage to use.
- Use gloves when handling light bulbs. Oil from our hands can be transferred to bulb surfaces.
- Carefully dispose old light bulbs. It is recommended to wrap them first in thick paper to prevent injury or cuts in case the glass breaks
Low Beam Headlight Bulb Replacement Hyundai Elantra 11-16
HUB: Hyundai, Elantra 2011-2016
Updated Thursday Mar 09, 2017
Instructions on how to change low beam headlight bulb Hyundai Elantra. Model Years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. The owner's manual recommends that you remove the headlight assembly to replace the low beam headlight bulb on a Hyundai Elantra.
Once you watch the following videos you will realize that it is not necessary to remove the headlight assembly in order to replace the low beam light bulb on a Hyundai Elantra model years 2011-2016.
Headlight Bulb Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016
Step 1: Open Hood
To change the low beam light bulb on your Hyundai Elantra we first need to open the hood. Pull on the hood release located on the left side of the dashboard. You should be able to hear the hood of your Hyundai Elantra pop up. Next, press the hood latch release. If you can't see it, use a flashlight. You will need to press it to your left. Watch the following video if you are having problems with opening the hood.
Step 2 Remove burned light bulb
Twist the cap that's behind the headlight and twist it counter-clockwise. Once you remove the cap you will be able to see the light bulb. Next, press on the two tabs of the electrical plug and pull it away from the socket. Twist the light bulb and remove it from the headlight socket. Watch the following video to learn how to replace the low beam headlight bulb on a Hyundai Elantra. Applicable to model years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Step 3: Install new light bulb
The last step is to install the new light bulb the Hyundai headlight. Make sure that the rubber gasket on the cap is still there and seals the headlight properly. Otherwise you may have issues with water and condensation forming inside the headlight.
Best Headlight Low Beam Light Bulb for Hyundai Elantra
When it comes to replacement light bulbs for Hyundai Elantra there are many options. You don't need to change the headlight assemley to upgrade the low beam lights. You can simply upgrade the headlight bulb, and there are several H11 that perform better than the stock Hyundai light bulbs. he most important thing to consider is that you need a H11 light type bulb if you have halogen lights which most Hyundai Elantras have. Don't use light bulbs that are rated over 55 watt as you may cause damage to the headlight assembly. Below we have listed some of the highest rated H11 light bulbs on Amazon.
Best Light Bulbs for Hyundai Elantra