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London , 25 years of experience


4th October 2018
“Kami came and did the job with no fuss. Was friendly and helpful. All work carried out sufficiently. Thanks.”

MIKE

Fiat Stilo • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

6th September 2018
“Kami was very pleasant and found the fault quickly.


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KRISTIAN

Mazda Mazda5 • Car Won't Start Inspection


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193 Reviews

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F A Autos Ltd

London , 25 years of experience


26th September 2018
“Very happy with the work carried out, the communication and punctuality.”

LINDSAY

BMW 5 Series • Headlamp bulb replacement - low beam (one)

11th August 2018
“Job very well done. Great communication. Would definitely recommend. Ver efficient.”

NIKITA

BMW X6 • Brake discs and pads replacement - rear (both)


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159 Reviews

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Md Miah

London , 8 years of experience


11th August 2018
“Mohammed was brilliant. Thorough, informative and really reliable. The service was excellent and I will definitely be using clickmechanic again. It's a really safe and fair service and I would definitely shooed this over a garage!.”

STEPHANIE

BMW Z4 • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

8th July 2017
“Mohammed was brilliant, extremely friendly and skilled. He did a great job and sorted everything out without any hassle.

I would highly recommend Mohammed and the ClickMechanic service to anyone considering it, it was a breeze.”

ROJAN

Volkswagen Polo • MOT with collection & delivery


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184 Reviews

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21st July 2018
“Really good communicator,
Knew what he was about. Would use these guys again”

MARGARET

Smart fortwo • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

8th August 2018
“Mohammed was very good - I wasn't around to discuss the service that was undertaken on my Car hence the 4 stars.”

DAMAN

Citroen DS3 • Full Service


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Renato Caetano

Southampton , 18 years of experience


20th July 2018
“I couldn’t be happier. So much I’ve booked him again. He was very prompt and professional”

MICHAEL

Mercedes-Benz M-Class • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

3rd May 2018
“Friendly, kept me informed as he investigated why my car wouldn’t start and got it going again quickly. Very happy with the service.”

KATHRYN

Ford Fiesta • Car Won't Start Inspection

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How much does a Headlamp Bulb replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Franchise Dealer Est.£31 - £34 Independent Garage Est.£14 - £15 ClickMechanic Est.£14 - £16 Saving54%
Car2002 Ford Mondeo Franchise Dealer Est.£31 - £34 Independent Garage Est.£19 - £21 ClickMechanic Est.£19 - £21 Saving38%
Car2004 Mitsubishi Shogun Sport Franchise Dealer Est.£23 - £26 Independent Garage Est.£14 - £15 ClickMechanic Est.£14 - £16 Saving38%
Car2003 Volvo S60 Franchise Dealer Est.£16 - £18 Independent Garage Est.£9 - £10 ClickMechanic Est.£9 - £10 Saving43%
Car2013 Audi A3 Franchise Dealer Est.£30 - £33 Independent Garage Est.£14 - £15 ClickMechanic Est.£14 - £16 Saving52%

Want to learn more about Headlamp Bulb replacements?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Headlamps Bulb do?

A car has two headlamp units at the front of the car. These usually have 4 or more light bulbs that provide the car's light beam. Dipped and main beam are selectable on the indicator stalk; . The dipped beam is used for everyday purposes as driving during evenings and night. The main beam on the other hand is used when significant lighting is required to see the road ahead adequately. Importantly, the main beam is only used when driving alone as to not blind other motorists temporarily with these intense light beams.

Newer cars often make use of LED lighting in some form which are practically maintenance-free. Bulbs on the other hand are prone to deterioration over time and can fail. That said, when the lights do not work properly it can be the case that there are other issues with the headlamp unit. The units usually have a seperate fuse each which can fail too, it is therefore advisable to check the fuses first before replacing a bulb. Other bad electrical connections can be caused by damaged wires or lamp sockets.

Considering the risks of driving without functioning headlamps it is important to have the defective headlamps inspected timely and professionally and, if necessary, have the bulbs replaced.

What happens during a Headlamp Bulb replacement?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU for possible fault codes.
  • Mechanic will inspect the headlamp system, socket and corresponding wires.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the faulty light bulb.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will test the light(s) again to ensure the lights function properly.

How much does a Headlamp Bulb Replacement cost?

The cost of replacing a headlamp bulb depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having the headlamp bulb replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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Recent Headlamp Bulb replacement quotes

£160.43

Headlamp bulbs replacement - (both)

BMW 3 Series 325i 2.5L 2000 07
Thornton Heath
£180.34

Xenon/HID headlamp bulb replacement - low beam - one

Lexus RX 3.5L 2011
Glossop
£179.74

Headlamp bulbs replacement - low beam - (both)

Skoda Octavia/Octavia Tour TDI 1.9L 2001
Sawbridgeworth
£189.69

Xenon/HID headlamp bulb replacement - one

Audi A3 TDI CR 2.0L 2012
Frinton On Sea