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Kia Sedona Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
How to change a burnt out low beam, high beam, turn signal or side marker light bulb in a 2015 to 2018 Kia Sedona.

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2015 Sedona Headlight
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Low Beam Headlight
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Round Plastic Dust Cover
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the third generation (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and maybe also the updated 2019 and 2020 model years) Kia Sedona minivan in changing a burnt out low beam, high beam, front turn signal or side marker light bulb in the headlight housings.

Owners of other Kia or Hyundai models such as the Grand Carnival, Sorento, Sportage, Niro, Soul, K900, Stinger, Cadenza, Optima, Rio, Forte, Genesis, Sonata, Ioniq, Santa Fe, Tucson, Elantra and Accent may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

The compatible replacement light bulb part numbers are as follows: Low Beam # H7, High Beam # H7, Front Turn Signal # 2357A or 2357NA and Front Side Marker # 2825 or W5W.

No tools are needed to access and replace any of the headlight bulbs in either the driver or passenger side assemblies.



 
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Twist Off Dust Cap
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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Detach Old Low Beam
The first two steps are to open the hood and then move to the side of the engine bay with the burnt out headlight bulb.

The low beam headlight has a lens that resembles a cloudy eye. It is located closer to the outer edge of the assembly.

Reach in behind the housing and locate the round black plastic dust cover.

Rotate the cover 1/4 turn counterclockwise to remove it.

Set the dust cap aside in a safe place.

Rotate the base of the low beam bulb socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise before pulling it straight out of the housing.

Carefully pull the old metal halogen light bulb straight off the black plastic bulb socket.

If you have trouble separating the old light bulb from the socket, try gently wiggling it back and forth while pulling.

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Low Beam Bulb Socket
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Push On New Light Bulb
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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 a paper towel and some rubbing alcohol.

Push the new number H7 low beam bulb straight into the socket on the black plastic electrical connector.

Install the new low beam bulb into the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it into place.

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Replace Dust Cover
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High Beam - Middle
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Twist Off Counterclockwise
Line up the black plastic dust cover and rotate it 1/4 turn clockwise to secure it into place.

The high beam light bulb is located closer to the center of the headlight housing.

Reach in behind the housing and twist off the dust cover 1/4 turn in the counterclockwise direction.

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Dust Cover Removed
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High Beam Bulb Socket
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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
Set the high beam dust cap aside in a safe place.

Rotate the black plastic high beam bulb socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise before pulling it straight out of the housing.

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Detach Old High Beam
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Push On New High Beam
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High Beam Housing
Carefully pull the old high beam light bulb straight out of the black plastic socket.

Avoid touching the glass part of the new halogen light bulb. If you do get the new light bulb dirty, wipe it clean with a paper towel and some rubbing alcohol.

Grease or dirt on the glass surface of the new light bulb can create hot spots and cause the light bulb to burst or operate at a higher temperature which could reduce its lifespan.



 

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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Replace Dust Cover
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Turn Signal - Inner Edge
Push a new number H7 light bulb straight into the socket on the black plastic electrical connector for the high beam headlight bulb.

Line up the black plastic dust cap and twist it on 1/4 turn in the clockwise direction.

The front turn signal light bulb is located at the inner edge of the headlight housing.

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Black Plastic Handle
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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Push Down & 1/4 Turn CC
Look behind the headlight housing and locate the thin black plastic tab that serves as a handle for the front turn signal light bulb socket.

Rotate the handle 1/4 turn in the counterclockwise direction before pulling it straight out of the housing.

Push the old bayonet style front turn signal light bulb straight down into the socket and rotate it 1/4 turn in the counterclockwise direction to unlock it before pulling the old bulb straight out of the socket.

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Install New Turn Signal
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Side Marker - Outer Edge
Push a new amber colored number 2357A or 2357NA front turn signal light bulb straight into the socket and rotate it 1/4 turn in the clockwise direction to secure it into place.

Double check that the new turn signal light bulb is securely in place before continuing.

Re-insert the turn signal bulb socket into the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn in the clockwise direction to secure it into place.

The front side marker light bulb is located at the outer edge of the housing.

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Reach In Behind Housing
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1/4 Turn Counterclockwise
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Pull Out Old Light Bulb
Reach in behind the headlight housing and rotate the small black plastic tab at the end of the side marker bulb socket 1/4 turn in the counterclockwise direction before pulling it straight out.

Carefully pull the old light bulb straight out of the socket.

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Push In New Light Bulb
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1/4 Turn Clockwise - Lock
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Test New Headlight Bulbs
Push a new miniature wedge base number 2825 or W5W light bulb straight into the socket.

If you would like to have brighter and longer lasting front side marker lights, install some compatible 2825 LED bulbs.

Re-insert the side marker bulb socket into the housing and rotate it 1/4 turn in the clockwise direction to secure it in place.

To test the new light bulbs, turn on the headlights, activate the hazard signals and flash the high beam.

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

For more, please check out all of my Kia Sedona DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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