Learn how to replace the side marker light bulb on your Hyundai Elantra model years 2011-2016. The side marker bulb or parking light bulb is part of the rear tail light assembly.
What you will need
- 10mm wrench
You will need a 10 mm wrench to remove the bolts for the tail light assembly. If you don't have a good tool set, read this article on Choosing the best tool set for DIY auto repair.
- T10 Light Bulb
- Open trunk
- Remove rear tail light assembly
Open the rear service cover. You will notice three 10 mm bolts. Remove all the bolts. Disconnect the electrical wire connector. Pull out the tail light assembly.
- Change side marker light bulb
Twist the side marker socket counterclockwise to remove it from the headlight assembly. Pull out the light bulb. Install the new light bulb. Reinstall the socket into the brake light assembly. Line up the three tabs with the slots found on the tail light assembly. Insert the side marker socket and twist it.
- Reinstall the tail light assembly.
Tighten the three 10 mm bolts. Close the service cover. Make sure to reconnect the electrical wire before you close the service cover.
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