Headlight Assembly Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016

Headlight Assembly Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016

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Updated Thursday Feb 09, 2017

In this tutorial, you will learn how to replace the headlight assembly on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016. If you were involved in an accident or for some reason your Hyundai Elantra headlight broke, then these instructions are for you. These instructions apply to both driver's side and passenger side headlight assembly. Instructions are the same for both sides. 

Hyundai Elantra Model Years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

Replacing the headlight assembly on a Hyundai Elantra is easy and straight forward. It takes about 30 minutes to replace the driver's or passenger's headlight.  There are three bolts that need to be removed. There are two 10mm bolts and one 12mm bolt that needs to be removed.

Before you start replacing the headlight assembly in your Hyundai Elantra make sure you have the right parts ready. Replacement headlight assemblies for Hyundai Elantra can be purchased online. The driver or passenger headlight for Hyundai Elantra ranges between $100 and $200 when purchased online. At the time of this writing, we were able to find listing of genuine OEM Hyundai replacement headlight and also aftermarket headlights.

See Elantra Headlights for sale on Amazon. See listing below

Headlight Assembly Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016


Step 1: Open Hood

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. how to change headlight hyundai elantra 2011-2016

Step 2: Remove 3 Bolts

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

Step 3: 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. hyundai elantra headlight replacmenet guide 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Step 4: Remove headlight assembly

Pull your Hyundai Elantra headlight assembly forward.how to remove install new hyundai elantra headlightBe careful as you may damage the front bumper during this step.how to replace hyundai elantra headlightBe patient and don't rush. 

Step 5: Install replacement assembly

Reinstall the new headlight assembly in reverse order.diy guide hyundai elantra headlight assembley replacementOne last picture.

headlight assembly replacement hyundai elantraWe hope that these instructions how to change Hyundai Elantra  Headlight Assembly were helpful. If you have any questions or recommendations please use the comments section to leave us and future readers a note. 

If you replace the headlight at your Hyundai dealer, it can cost between $400 and $800. If you replace it yourself expect to pay between $100-200 for a replacement headlight. That's if you buy it online, see link above.

Replacing the headlight assembly on a Hyundai Elantra is relatively easy. The headlight is held in place with three bolts. Once the bolts are removed the headlight can be pulled out and be replaced it with a new one.

Yes, you can. Just follow the instructions on this page. You will need a ratchet and a 10mm and 12mm socket.

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