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135 Reviews


Md Miah

London , 7 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!.”


BMW Z4 • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

13th July 2018
“Excellent. Called ahead of arriving, arrived on time.
Completed the work without rushing.
Overall very helpful and highly recommended.”


BMW 1 Series • Cabin filter, odour replacement

Wrench hand blue

107 Reviews


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


Smart fortwo • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

11th June 2018
“Mohammed was frendly and knowledgeable would definitely recommend him”


Ford Focus • Brake pads replacement - front (all)


169 Reviews


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”


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

10th February 2018
“Renato arrived early, completed the job with confidence and was very polite and courteous. I didn't need to have much interaction with him, but the job was completed within the quoted time period and with demonstrable knowledge and competence. I would have no hesitation in recommending him personally for further work in the future.“


Citroen Xsara Picasso • Clutch replacement


60 Reviews


Mk Moors

Hayes , 12 years of experience

5th July 2018
“Moses was brilliant and very helpful in communicating with me. Excellent quality work and very friendly.”


Vauxhall Corsa • Headlamp bulb replacement - one

21st July 2017
“Mohammad was brilliant. Arrived on time we agreed. Did an excellent job and kept telling me what he had done and if there was anything else was needed. All good information. Mohammad was awesome and very friendly.”


Ford Focus • Front brake pads (all) replacement


271 Reviews


Miles Motor Mechanics

Little Burstead, Essex , 5 years of experience

24th May 2018
“A very good service. Miles was on time, very friendly, and very efficient. Couldn't ask for a better service. Very impressed, and will use again.”


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

22nd February 2018
“Yes I was very happy with the work that Miles did on my car, He was friendly and very knowledgeable and explained the faults and rectifications of the car.”


Ford Focus • Major Service

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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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