Hyundai Sonata Brake Signal Light Bulb and Parking Light Replacement

We will guide you thru the steps in replacing the turn signal, brake, and park light on the 2011-2015 Hyundai Sonata.

DIY Cost: $5
Est. Time: 10-30 min
Difficulty: Easy

Replacing light bulbs on a Hyundai Sonata is easy and takes about 20 min. 

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Open the trunk.open-trunk
  2. Remove taillight panel cover.remove-panel
  3. Remove parking light socket by turning counter-clockwise a bit then pull.remove-park-socket
  4. Remove the parking light bulb by simply pulling it.remove-park-bulb
  5. Prepare the new parking bulb.
  6. Insert the new parking bulb into the socket then push it in.insert-new-park-bulb
  7. Install the parking light socket into the tail light assembly by pushing it in, while aligning the tabs, then turning it counterclockwise.reinstall-socket
  8. Remove brake light and tail combination socket by turning it clockwise a bit then pull it out. Please note that the bulb used in this has 2 filaments; one is used for tail light and the other is for the brake light.remove-brake-socket
  9. To remove the combination bulb from the socket, press the bulb then turn, then you can pull it out.remove-b-light-bulb
  10. Prepare the new combination bulb.
  11. Install the new combination bulb into the socket by pressing it into the socket and turning a bit.install-combi-bulb
  12. Install combination socket into tail light assembly by inserting it and turning it a bit. Be sure to align the mark to the bottom of the assembly.install-combi-bulb

     

  13. Remove the turn signal light socket by turning then pulling it.remove-t-signal-socket
  14. Remove turn signal bulb by turning a bit then pulling it.remove-t-signal-bulb
  15. Prepare the new turn signal bulb.
  16. Install the new turn signal bulb by aligning the tabs then pushing it into the socket then turning it in.install-t-signal-bulb

     

  17. Install turn signal socket by pushing it in the tail light assembly, aligning 3 tabs, then slightly turning it.install-t-signal-socket
  18. Reinstall panel cover.install-panel-cover

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Are taillights always on?

  • Taillights turn on with the headlights.

 

Hyundai Sonata Brake Signal Light Bulb and Parking Light Replacement Replacing light bulbs on a Hyundai Sonata is easy and takes about 20 min.