How to change Window Motor Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016

Window Motor Replacement Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016

If the window on your Hyundai has stopped going up and down common causes include a bad window motor or window regulator. In this guide, we focus on how to change Hyundai window motor. 

When the window motor fails you will either notice no movement at all of the window or the fuse blows continually. Note that it is possible that the window switch could also be defective. Follow this article to learn how to replace the window switch on Hyundai.

What you will need


Disconnect Negative Battery Terminal

Always disconnect the battery when working with electrical components on your Hyundai.


Remove door panel

Next, remove the door trim panel. Both front and rear doors (driver or passenger) have a couple of screws that need to be replaced. Once the screws are removed the panel can be removed from the door. 

Remove and Install New window motor

Start by disconnecting the connector from the window motor. The window regular motor is held in place with three bolts. This may be a good time to confirm that the window motor is defective.

Feed 12 volt to the window motor (only for two or three seconds) and observe if the motor runs and window moves. Reverse the polarity and check to see if the motor runs in the reverse direction. 

Reinstall door panel

How much does it cost to replace Hyundai Elantra Window Motor

Replacing a defective Hyundai Elantra window motor can cost between $150 and $300 if you have to rely on your dealer or local auto repair shop. Replacing Hyundai window motor yourself cost less than $90. Window regulator motor for Hyundai Elantra can be purchased on Amazon for less than $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

First, check the fuse for the power windows. If the fuse has blown it is very likely that either the window motor or the window regulator are defective. It is also possible that the window switch on your Hyundai is defective and needs to be replaced.

Window regulator motor is located inside the door of your Hyundai. It is the motor that makes the window move up and down. It can cost between $60 and $150 when purchased at the Hyundai dealer. Exact aftermarket or even genuine window regulator can be purchased online.

Yes. This can be a sign of the window motor brushing being near the end of their useful life.

  • Driver Front Door: 824502H010
  • Driver Rear Door: 83450-3X100
  • Passenger Front Door: 82460-2L000; 01-06 82460-2D001
  • Passenger Rear Door: W0133-1894246-OES

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