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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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These estimates may include Halogen headlamp high/low beam bulb, Halogen headlamp high beam bulb, Halogen headlamp low beam bulb, Xenon/HID headlamp high/low beam bulb, Xenon/HID headlamp high beam bulb, Xenon/HID headlamp low beam bulb, Halogen headlamp high/low beam bulb, Halogen headlamp high beam bulb, Halogen headlamp low beam bulb, Xenon/HID headlamp high/low beam bulb, Xenon/HID headlamp high beam bulb and/or Xenon/HID headlamp low beam bulb

42 manufacturers for Headlamp Bulb Replacement

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £38 - £67

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 109

£91

£54 - £102

£82 - £169

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Audi

Parts costs: £52 - £98

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 920

£109

£73 - £127

£117 - £215

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BMW

Parts costs: £73 - £118

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1410

£123

£90 - £144

£136 - £250

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £5 - £21

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 49

£43

£20 - £61

£36 - £108

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £91 - £111

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 343

£106

£103 - £106

£134 - £139

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Citroen

Parts costs: £13 - £33

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 274

£52

£26 - £73

£40 - £115

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Dacia

Parts costs: £8 - £53

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 6

£65

£43 - £81

£79 - £126

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £5 - £5

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 2

£22

£20 - £20

£36 - £36

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £11 - £13

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1

£58

£57 - £57

£104 - £104

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Dodge

Parts costs: £5 - £22

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 22

£30

£15 - £62

£26 - £110

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Fiat

Parts costs: £18 - £33

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 125

£58

£36 - £66

£52 - £97

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Ford

Parts costs: £10 - £33

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1320

£55

£25 - £73

£39 - £114

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Honda

Parts costs: £35 - £64

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 357

£79

£46 - £98

£63 - £151

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £9 - £28

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 52

£48

£26 - £67

£40 - £107

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Iveco

Parts costs: £9 - £43

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 16

£27

£14 - £54

£21 - £79

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £53 - £86

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 229

£104

£75 - £118

£123 - £209

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Jeep

Parts costs: £55 - £77

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 17

£95

£88 - £110

£136 - £174

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Kia

Parts costs: £8 - £25

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 107

£46

£22 - £66

£34 - £105

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £64 - £111

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 240

£109

£77 - £131

£108 - £207

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Lexus

Parts costs: £35 - £52

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 54

£77

£62 - £88

£112 - £170

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Mazda

Parts costs: £24 - £67

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 208

£67

£35 - £99

£50 - £151

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £40 - £80

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 359

£91

£52 - £111

£79 - £197

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MG

Parts costs: £7 - £36

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 22

£38

£15 - £75

£23 - £126

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MINI

Parts costs: £41 - £64

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 165

£79

£57 - £95

£93 - £179

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £6 - £24

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 41

£56

£26 - £66

£46 - £109

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Nissan

Parts costs: £26 - £53

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 217

£75

£51 - £89

£77 - £136

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £8 - £27

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 579

£46

£18 - £68

£28 - £115

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Porsche

Parts costs: £59 - £113

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 15

£99

£74 - £118

£99 - £161

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Proton

Parts costs: £5 - £5

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1

£47

£50 - £50

£59 - £59

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Renault

Parts costs: £16 - £42

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 852

£68

£32 - £82

£47 - £127

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Rover

Parts costs: £9 - £25

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 61

£46

£28 - £66

£49 - £116

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Saab

Parts costs: £19 - £36

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 84

£51

£27 - £65

£38 - £105

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SEAT

Parts costs: £15 - £34

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 100

£53

£30 - £74

£47 - £120

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Skoda

Parts costs: £7 - £23

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 85

£58

£27 - £63

£46 - £106

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Smart

Parts costs: £23 - £33

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 33

£60

£39 - £67

£60 - £111

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £9 - £20

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 12

£50

£31 - £62

£55 - £111

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Subaru

Parts costs: £10 - £20

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 13

£36

£18 - £59

£28 - £99

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £32 - £50

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 10

£75

£61 - £87

£85 - £124

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Toyota

Parts costs: £8 - £31

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 229

£60

£33 - £71

£58 - £118

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £25 - £57

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1604

£71

£40 - £93

£57 - £137

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £38 - £94

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 796

£97

£55 - £124

£83 - £194

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Volvo

Parts costs: £37 - £72

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 252

£89

£51 - £106

£77 - £176

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  • Ford US
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  • FSO
  • Maybach
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  • Tata
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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a headlamp bulb replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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