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Hyundai Santa Fe Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
How to change a vanity mirror light bulb above the sun visor of a 3rd generation 2013 to 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.

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2014 Santa Fe Sun Visor
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Vanity Mirror Light Housing
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Insert Flathead Screwdriver

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and perhaps also the face lifted 2017 model year) Hyundai Santa Fe in changing a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb located in the headliner above the sun visor.

Owners of other Hyundai or Kia vehicles such as the Optima, Cadenza, K900, Sorento, Sportage, Sedona, Soul, Elantra, Veloster, Sonata, Azera, Tucson, Forte, Genesis, Cerato, Spectra, Accent, Sephia, i20, i30, ix35, i40 and Equus may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A replacement "festoon" or "fuse" style light bulb is part number DE3175 (31mm in length).

You may also be able to use the slightly longer 6418 (35mm),6423 (36mm), 6411 (41mm) bulbs or a brighter LED bulb.

The only tool needed to replace the bulb is a small flathead screwdriver or a plastic pry bar tool.

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Pull Out of Headliner
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Disconnect Power Plug
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Light Housing Removed
To avoid scratching the light housing or damaging the fabric headliner, consider using a plastic pry bar tool or cover the tip of your screwdriver with a thin micro fiber cloth.

Insert the blade of the small flathead screwdriver in between the edge of the light housing and the headliner on the side closest to the "On/Off" switch.

Gently pry out the light housing and remove it from the headliner.

Press the release tab on the electrical connector before sliding it straight off the housing.

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Remove Old Light Bulb
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Old # DE3175 Bulb
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Install New DE 3175 Bulb
If the old bulb was recently turned on, be careful when you remove it since it might still be hot enough to burn your fingers.

Gently pull back the flexible metal electrical contact and pull the old bulb out of the socket.

Install a new number DE3175 festoon bulb in to the socket.

If you installed an LED bulb and it doesn't work, try flipping it around in the socket.

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Push On Power Plug
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Pop In Light Housing
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Test New Vanity Light Bulb
Push the power plug straight on to the base of the light housing until it clicks securely in to place.

Re-insert the wires first and then gently snap the light housing back in to the headliner.

Test the new vanity mirror light bulb by moving the rocker switch to the "On" position.

For more, check out all of my 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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