How to change Front Side Marker Bulb Hyundai Elantra 2011-16

Learn how to change the front side marker light bulb on Hyundai Elantra years 2011 through 2016.

Replacing the front side marker light bulb is easy but requires the removal of the headlight assembly. 

What you will need

  1. T10 Bulb 12V Clear
  2. Basic Tools


Instructions on how to change the front side marker bulb on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016. 

Open hood


Turn off the engine. Place the gear shifter in Park. Pull-on the hood release. 

Remove headlight assembly

The side marker light bulb is all the way to the back of the headlight assembly. Remove the three bolts that hold the assembly in place. You will need two 10 mm bolts and one 12 mm bolt. Once the bolts are removed, you can pull the headlight assembly forward. 

Remove side marker socket

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 Remove the socket from the assembly by turning the socket counterclockwise. The tabs on the socket align with the slots on the headlight assembly. Remove the bulb from the socket by pulling the bulb out. 

Install new side marker light bulb

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Install the socket in the assembly by aligning the tabs on the socket with the slots in the assembly. Push the socket into the headlight assembly.

Turn the socket clockwise to lock it in place. Reinstall the light assembly on your Hyundai Elantra. Tighten the three bolts that secure the headlight assembly. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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The recommended side marker bulb is type T10. LED or halogen.

If you follow the instructions on this page you will find that it is not very difficult to change the side marker bulb on a Hyundai Elantra.

$25-$50. That's because the headlight assembly needs to be replaced. If you change the side marker bulb yourself you will spend between $5-$10.

By YOUCANIC on Aug 26, 2019


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