EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Battery Replacement: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2005 Hyundai Elantra. We recommend changing the battery in Hyundais every 4 years. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Elantra that you need to replace.

Replacing the battery in your Elantra involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some Elantras, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. If you can't find it, call Hyundai and they will give you the code for free. In many Hyundais, the transmission "learns" how you drive over time and makes adjustments, so you may experience altered driving dynamics as your car re-learns your driving style after changing the battery.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra Engine Air Filter Check
    Determine if your air filter is dirty

    Learn where your air filter is located and how to determine if it needs to be changed.

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Rotate Tires 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • How to Clean Battery Corrosion: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Clean the gunk off of your battery

    If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Highbeam (Brights) Change: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Replace brights

    On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Blown Fuse Check 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Check for a blown engine fuse

    Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Engine Light Is On: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra - What to Do
    Do not ignore this!

    A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2005 Hyundai Elantra
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
batteries battery chargers terminal clamps preset protectors tires gloves consoles and organizers battery terminal cleaners