How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata

By | December 5, 2019

How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata
A video is at the bottom of the page for visual walk-through if needed.

Replacing the headlight bulb on a 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata is an easy task that falls in the DIY category.

As always if in doubt take your vehicle to a professional.

Below are the steps with screenshots to replace them along with a video if needed for a visual walk through.

Tools and Items Needed

  • New Headlight Bulb

No tools are needed when replacing the headlight bulb.

Tools are only needed if there is corrosion on the vehicle.

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How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata

  1. Open the hood and locate the bulb behind the headlight assembly.
  2.  

  3. Remove the cap twisting counterclockwise.
  4. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Step 1

  5. Remove the plastic 12 volt plug.
  6. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Step 2

  7. Remove the clip holding the bulb in place by pushing down and pushing it to the side. (Tip: Do not unscrew the Phillips screw.)
  8. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Step 3

  9. The bulb can now be removed. (Tip: Pay attention to the Tab that only lets the bulb in one direction.)
  10. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Step 4

  11. Insert the new Bulb with the Tab in the right direction.
  12. How to Replace Headlight Bulb 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata Step 5

  13. Push the clip back on top of the new bulb holding it in place.
  14. Push back on the plastic 12 volt plug.
  15. Twist back on the cap twisting clockwise.

Summary
It is not difficult to replace the head light bulb on a 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata but call a friend or professional if in doubt.

Climates age cars differently which can effect bolts being rusted or other possible problems.

A vehicle that was in an accident may also have some type of unforeseen problem.

Remember not to touch the bulb itself with your hands as it will cause a hot spot that burns the bulb out faster then usual.


 




 

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