How to change Window Switch Hyundai Elantra 2011-16

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the Hyundai window switch. 

These videos were recorded on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016 but we think owners of Hyundai Accent, Santa Fe, Sonata, Veloster, Kona, Azera will also find these instructions helpful. 

What you will need


Remove door panel


Remove the door panel. The panel is held in place with two screws. One on the center of the door panel and the second by the door handle.

Once the two screws are removed you can pull out the door panel. Make sure to disconnect all the wires before you pull the panel out. 

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Remove old window switch from the driver's door panel. To remove the window switch you will need to use a flat screwdriver to release the switch from the housing. There are no screws for the window switch.  

Now you should be able to remove the window switch from the door panel. hyundai elatra door switch replacement diy guide

Step 3

Install new window switch. Press it in place until it all the tabs lock-in. Make sure to reconnect the electrical connector. Reinstall the door panel in reverse order. how to replace window switch hyundai elantra

Make sure to slide it at the channel near the glass. 

Next, install the door panel. 

If you need further information on how to replace the Hyundai window switch take a look at the shop manual. 


Joe, 2017-02-05

I was quoted $420 for diagnosis and replacement of the window switch. After watching this I went ahead and replaced it myself. New used switch cost me just $35. :) Keep up the great work. You saved me $400.

By YOUCANIC on Sep 6, 2019


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