By YOUCANIC on Apr 24, 2019
Learn how to replace front turn signal light bulb on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016.
Owner's manual recommends that you remove the headlight assembly to replace the turn signal light on this generation Hyundai Elantra. While it is difficult it is possible to replace the turn signal light bulb without removing the headlight assembly.
Before you start work on changing the turn signal light bulb on your Hyundai Elantra make sure you have the correct light bulb type. Hyundai Elantra uses P28 8W light bulb and you can also upgrade to LED type if you prefer.
Turn off the engine and place your Hyundai Elantra in Park. Remove key from ignition. Pull on the hood release under the dashboard.
To get to the turn signal socket is a challenge. The owner's manual recommends that you remove the headlight assembly. Before you do that, try to remove the turn signal socket. You may get lucky. The turn signal socket just needs to be turned counterclockwise a little bit and the bulb comes out. It is easy, but a challenge due to space limitations. If you are not able to replace the turn signal bulb on your Hyundai Elantra, you will need to remove the headlight assembly to change the turn signal light bulb.
Install the new turn signal bulb. Insert the new bulb into the socket. Rotate it until it locks into place. Install the socket in the assembly by aligning the tabs on the socket with the slots in the assembly. Press the light bulb down and twist it clockwise. It only needs to rotate a little bit.