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Hyundai Santa Fe DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance "how-to" tutorials for the 3rd generation 2013 to 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.

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2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control for the keyless entry system of a third generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and probably also the revised 2017 model year) Hyundai Santa Fe can become weak or stop working entirely.

Check out my DIY instructions for changing the key fob battery by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulbs Change

2. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of your 3rd generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and the refreshed 2017) Hyundai Santa Fe SUV (or you'd like to upgrade both bulbs to brighter LED units) take a look at my DIY tutorial with the replacement part numbers by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulbs Change

3. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The third generation Hyundai Santa Fe is equipped with two dome lights (also known as the rear passenger courtesy reading lights) in a housing attached to the headliner just above the second row of seats.

To view my DIY instructions for changing the dome light bulbs (with the replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb

4. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb located in the headliner above the sun visor (or you'd like to upgrade it to a brighter LED bulb) check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

5. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe HVAC Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the A/C system in your third generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and most likely also the revised 2017 model year) Hyundai Santa Fe hasn't been working as well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty or moldy, you probably need to clean or replace the cabin air filter element in the HVAC blower motor housing.

Take a look at my DIY instructions (with the compatible part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade

6. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having a difficult time seeing out of the back windshield window of your Hyundai Santa Fe during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to replace the rear wiper blade.

Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the rear wiper blade with the OEM size in inches and compatible replacement part numbers by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

7. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the cargo tailgate door of your Hyundai Santa Fe (or upgrade them both to brighter LED bulbs) check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

8. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The tail light housings of a third generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and maybe also the updated 2017 model year) Hyundai Santa Fe contain the brake, rear turn signal, reverse and parking light bulbs.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.



 

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

9. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out cargo area (or "trunk") light bulb in your Hyundai Santa Fe or you'd like to upgrade the bulb to a brighter LED unit, check out my DIY tutorial with the replacement part number by clicking on the text link above or the the thumbnail picture on the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Interior Door Panel

10. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your 3rd generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and probably also the refreshed 2017 model year) Hyundai Santa Fe, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

To view my do-it-yourself tutorial for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Theta II 2.4L GDI I4 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

11. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L I4 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element for the Theta II 2.4 liter GDI inline four cylinder motor in a Hyundai Santa Fe should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced every few years or 30,000 to 45,000 miles.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Battery Change

12. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having a difficult time starting the engine in your Santa Fe and the OEM 12 volt battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace the battery.

Take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

13. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical issue with your Santa Fe SUV is to check for a faulty or "blown" fuse or relay in either the engine bay fuse panel or the interior compartment fuse block.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Theta II 2.4L I4 GDI Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
2.4L Spark Plug Change

14. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in the Theta II 2.4 liter GDI motor in a third generation (2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Hyundai Santa Fe can last up to 100,000 miles but they should be checked before that mileage to see how the engine is running.

Take a look at my DIY directions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulb Change

15. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight assemblies of a Hyundai Santa Fe contain the low beam, high beam, front turn signal or side marker light bulbs.

If you need to change a burnt out light bulb, check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

16. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the front windshield window of your Santa Fe during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM wiper blade sizes in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Theta II 2.4L I4 GDI Engine Oil Change Guide
2.4L Engine Oil Change

17. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Theta II 2.4L I4 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your 3rd generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and the revised 2017) Hyundai Santa Fe running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the Theta II 2.4 liter inline four cylinder GDI engine.

Check out my DIY instructions for the oil change, with the replacement filter part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

18. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a screeching, grinding or squeaking noise coming from the front end of your Santa Fe when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to replace the front brake pads.

Take a look at my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Brake Pads Change

19. 2013-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a Hyundai Santa Fe tend to last about twice as long as the front pads or about 60,000 to over 100,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left of this paragraph.

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