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In this guide, you will find instructions on how to change the low beam headlight bulb on Hyundai Elantra.

This guide is applicable to model years 2011 through 2016.

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What you will need


  1. Park your Hyundai Elantra and set the parking brakes.

  2. Open 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.

  3. Remove the cap that's behind the headlight by twisting it counter-clockwise. Once you remove the cap, you will be able to see the light bulb. diy headlight light bulb replacement hyundai elantra

  4. 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.

  5. 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. hyundai elantra light bulb replacement