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Hyundai Tucson Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out fog light bulb in the front bumper cover of a 2nd generation 2010 to 2015 Hyundai Tucson.

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2014 Tucson Fog Light
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Under Bumper Cover
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Loosen Plastic Phillips Screw

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the 2nd generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) Hyundai Tucson SUV in changing a burnt out fog light bulb in the front bumper cover.

Owners of other Hyundai and Kia vehicles such as the Accent, Elantra, Sonata, Azera, Veloster, Tiburon, Genesis, Lavita, Veracruz, Santa Fe, ix35, Equus, Cadenza, Forte, Optima, Rio, Soul, Sedona, Sorento, Spectra and Sportage may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A replacement fog light bulb is part number 880 (or H27W).

You may also be able to use the # 881 bulb which has a 90 degree bend in it.

The tools needed to replace the bulbs include a Phillips head screwdriver, a 12mm socket and a ratcheting wrench.

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Pull Out Plastic Fastener
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Remove Plastic Screw
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Loosen 12mm Bolt
The first step is to move to the side of the SUV with the burnt out fog light bulb.

Then slide under the front bumper cover with a Phillips head screwdriver, a 12mm socket and a ratcheting wrench.

Remove the plastic fasteners on the underside of the splash shield by first loosening the black plastic screw in the counterclockwise direction with the Phillips head screwdriver. Then pry out the larger outer piece of the fastener.

Loosen the single bolt near the middle of the plastic panel by turning it counterclockwise with the 12mm socket and ratcheting wrench.

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12mm Bolt Removed
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3rd Plastic Screw & Fastener
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Wheel Well Fastener
Remove the fourth plastic fastener located in the wheel well by first loosening the black plastic Phillips screw in the counterclockwise direction and then pull out the entire fastener.
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4th Fastener Removed
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1 Bolt & 4 Plastic Fasteners
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Pull Back Under Bumper Cover
Once you have removed the four plastic fasteners and the one 12mm metal bolt, you can pull back the under bumper cover to access the fog light bulb housing.



 

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Base of Fog Light Bulb
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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Press Power Plug Release Tab
Rotate the base of the old fog light bulb 1/4 turn counterclockwise and pull it straight out of the housing.

Press the tab on the electrical connector and slide the power plug straight off the base of the old bulb.

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Old # 880 Bulb
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Push On Power Plug
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Fog Light Housing
Try to avoid touching the glass part of the new halogen bulb with your fingers or anything greasy in the engine bay.

If you do get the new bulb dirty, wipe it clean with an alcohol moistened paper towel.

The OEM bulb is part number 880 (or H27W/1) which has a straight base.

You may also be able to use the similar # 881 bulb which has a 90 degree bend in the plastic base.

Push the power plug on to the base of the new 880 bulb until it clicks securely in to place.

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Insert New Fog Light Bulb
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Secure
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Replace Under Bumper Cover
Insert the new fog light bulb in to the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to lock it in place.

Push the plastic under bumper panel back in to place.

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Push In Plastic Fastener
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Spin In 12mm Bolt
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Push In Black Plastic Screw
Push in the larger outer parts of the plastic fasteners and then pop in the small black plastic screws to secure them in place.
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Push In 4th Plastic Screw
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Tighten 12mm Bolt Clockwise
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Test New Fog Light Bulb
Spin in the bolt and tighten it in the clockwise direction with the 12mm socket and ratcheting wrench.

Test the new fog light bulb by turning on the headlights and activating the fog lights switch.

For more, check out my other Hyundai Tucson DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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