In this tutorial, you will learn how to replace the headlight assembly on Hyundai Elantra 2011-2016.
These instructions apply to both driver's side and passenger side headlight assembly.
Place the gear shifter in Park position. Turn ignition off and remove the key. Pull the hood release under the dashboard. Move to the front of the Elantra and press the hood latch release.
You have two 10 mm bolts and one 12 mm bolt that needs to be removed.
Press on the electrical wire plug and pull it away from the headlight. Location of the headlight wire socket shown below with the headlight removed.
Pull your Hyundai Elantra headlight assembly forward.Be careful as you may damage the front bumper during this step.
Be patient and don't rush.
Reinstall the new headlight assembly in reverse order.
If you replace the headlight at your Hyundai dealer, it can cost between $400 and $800. If you replace it yourself expect to pay between $100-200 for a replacement headlight. That's if you buy it online, see link above.
Replacing the headlight assembly on a Hyundai Elantra is relatively easy. The headlight is held in place with three bolts. Once the bolts are removed the headlight can be pulled out and be replaced it with a new one.
Yes, you can. Just follow the instructions on this page. You will need a ratchet and a 10mm and 12mm socket.