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Hyundai Veloster Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out fog light bulb in the front bumper of a 2012 to 2017 Hyundai Veloster with the part number.

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2017 Veloster Fog Light
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Look Under Front Bumper
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Locate Screws & Pop Rivets

This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the first generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) Hyundai Veloster in changing a burnt out fog light bulb in the front bumper cover.

Owners of other Hyundai or Kia vehicles such as the Elantra, Sonata, Azera, Santa Fe, Tucson, Accent, Ioniq, Genesis, Tiburon, ix20, i20, i30, i40, Veracruz, Optima, Cadenza, K900, Soul, Niro, Sportage, Sorento, Sedona, Rio, Forte and Spectra may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A replacement halogen fog light bulb is part number H27W/2 (also known as part # 881).

The tools needed to access and replace the fog light bulbs include a short Phillips head screwdriver and a small flathead screwdriver.

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Phillips Head Screws
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Loosen Counterclockwise
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First Screw Removed
The fog light bulbs can be accessed from under the front bumper cover.

Slide under the car near the fog light housing with the burnt out bulb with a stubby Phillips head screwdriver and also a small flathead screwdriver.

Locate the somewhat triangular shaped access panel at the front corner of the under bumper cover.

Remove the three Phillips head screws by turning them counterclockwise with a short screwdriver.

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Loosen 2nd Screw
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Remove Third Screw
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Three Screws Removed
Set the three screws aside in a safe place.
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Plastic Pop Rivet
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Pry Out Center - Remove
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2nd Fastener Released
Use the blade of the small flathead screwdriver to pry out the center piece of the black plastic pop rivets.
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Pull Out 2nd Pop Rivet
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2 Pop Rivets & 3 Screws
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Pull Open Plastic Cover
Once the center part of each pop rivet has been released, you can pull out the entire fastener.

Set the two pop rivets aside with the three screws.

Gently pull open the plastic panel to access the old fog light bulb.

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Base of Old Fog Light Bulb
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Pinch Tabs - Pull Of Plug
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Old Fog Light Bulb
Gently squeeze together the two plastic tabs on the sides of the electrical connector before pulling the power plug straight off the base of the old light bulb.



 

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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Old Light Bulb Removed
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H27W/2 - 881 Bulb
Rotate the base of the old light bulb 1/4 turn counterclockwise before pulling it straight out of the housing.
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Empty Bulb Housing
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Push On Power Plug
Try to avoid touching the glass part of the new halogen bulb with your fingers or anything greasy inside the front bumper cover.

If you do get the new bulb dirty, wipe it clean with a paper towel and some rubbing alcohol.

Insert a new number H27W/2 light bulb (also known as part # 881) in to the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it in place.

If you'd like to have brighter fog lights, there are compatible 881 LED bulbs available.

Push the power plug straight on to the base of the new light bulb until the two retaining clips click securely in to place.

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Close Access Panel
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Push In Pop Rivet
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2nd Pop Rivet Secured
Gently swing the access cover closed.

Re-insert the two plastic pop rivet fasteners and push in the center pieces to secure them in place.

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Tighten Screws Clockwise
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3rd Screw Replaced
Replace the three screws by turning them clockwise with the Phillips head screwdriver until they are snug.
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Access Panel Secured
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Test New Fog Light Bulb
Double check that the three screws and two pop rivets are secure.

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

Be sure to record the bulb change in your car's service records.

For more, check out all of my 2012-2017 Hyundai Veloster DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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