Hyundai Elantra Headlight Replacement Guide

DIY Cost: $50-$150
Est. Time: 45 min
Difficulty: Easy

This tutorial provides instructions on how to replace the headlight assembly on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016.

This guideline applies to both driver's side and passenger side headlight assembly.

What you will need

Instructions

  1. Place the gear shifter in Park position. Turn the 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. 

    Open hyundai hood and replace the headlight

     

  2. Remove the headlight bolts.  You have two 10 mm bolts and one 12 mm bolt that needs to be removed. diy guide hyundai elantra headlight assembley replacement

  3. Unplug Electrical Wires. Press on the electrical wire plug and pull it away from the headlight. Location of the headlight wire socket is shown below with the headlight removed.hyundai elantra headlight replacmenet guide 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

  4. 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.how to remove install new hyundai elantra headlighthow to replace hyundai elantra headlight

  5. Install a new headlight assembly in reverse order. diy guide hyundai elantra headlight assembley replacement
  6. Tighten the headlight bolts hand tight. Overtightening the headlight bolts can fracture the plastic clips. headlight assembly replacement hyundai elantra


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