Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

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Back-up, Brake, Marker, Signal, & Tail Lights



Removal & Installation
Tail Lights
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
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  5. Remove the screws holding the rear combination lamp.

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    Fig. Remove the 3 screws holding the rear combination lamp-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Remove the 2 screws holding the rear combination lamp-Veracruz

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  7. Disconnect the electrical connector.
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  9. Remove the outside rear combination lamp.
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  11. Remove the rear combination lamp assembly (A).

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    Fig. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the outside rear combination lamp-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the outside rear combination lamp-Veracruz

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  13. Replace the bulbs in the tail light assembly.

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    Fig. Replace the bulbs in the tail light assembly-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Replace the bulbs in the tail light assembly-Veracruz

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  15. To replace the bulbs of the center tail light:
    1. Disconnect the lamp cover on the tailgate.
    2.  
    3. Remove the lamp assembly after loosening the connector, cap nuts, and nuts.
    4.  
    5. Remove the tailgate combination lamp assembly and the replace the bulbs.

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      Fig. Remove the tailgate combination lamp assembly and the replace the bulbs-Santa Fe



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      Fig. Remove the tailgate combination lamp assembly and the replace the bulbs-Veracruz

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To install:

  1. Install the trunk combination lamp assembly after installing the bulb(s).
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  3. Install the lamp cover to the trunk after connecting the lamp connector.
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  5. Install the rear combination lamp assembly after assembling the bulb(s) and connecting the lamp connector.
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  7. Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.

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    Fig. Lighting system component locations-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Lighting system component locations-Veracruz

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Headlights




WARNING
Because the halogen bulb operates at a high temperature, dirt and oil on the bulb surface reduces the bulb-s service life. Hold the flange portion when replacing the bulb. Never touch the glass portion unless using a clean shop towel is used. Do not leave the headlight assembly without a bulb for an extended period of time. Dust, moisture, and contaminants may enter the headlight assembly affecting its performance.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the mounting bolts and nut of headlight assembly (A).

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    Fig. Loosen the mounting bolts and nut of headlight assembly (A)-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Loosen the mounting bolts and nut of headlight assembly-Veracruz

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  7. Take care that retaining clip (A) is not to be damaged-Santa Fe.

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    Fig. Take care that retaining clip (A) is not to be damaged-Santa Fe

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  9. Disconnect the headlight electrical connectors.
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  11. Remove the headlight assembly.
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  13. Remove the headlight bulb:
    1. Remove the headlight bulb(s) with a counterclockwise turn-Santa Fe.
    2.  
    3. Remove the headlight bulb after removing the bulb caps (A)-Veracruz.

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      Fig. Remove the head lamp bulb(s) with a counterclockwise turn-Santa Fe



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      Fig. Remove the headlight bulb after removing the bulb caps (A)-Veracruz

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To install:

  1. Install the headlight bulbs.
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  3. Install the headlight bulb caps-Veracruz.
  4.  
  5. Connect the headlight electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Install the headlight assembly.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.

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    Fig. Lighting system component locations-Santa Fe



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    Fig. Lighting system component locations-Veracruz

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