If a bulb that was recently installed suddenly becomes dim, there is a problem with the headlights. If they’re not as bright or as efficient as they were, you should replace them as soon possible. You should replace your headlights if you are in an accident that causes them to be damaged. The safety of your headlights is more important than the cost of replacing them.
There are many reasons to choose LEDs and HIDs instead of halogens when it comes to car headlights. Legally, all three types can be used in front and rear lights. Car makers are increasingly switching to LEDs or HIDs for smaller, more expensive models, as well as larger, more luxurious cars.
Average cost to replace a headlight bulb
Replacement of halogen headlight bulb is an average $15-30. It costs approximately $50 to replace a xenon bulb, depending on where it is purchased. You can buy xenon bulbs online at a fraction of the cost of what you would pay in your local auto parts store.
Cost to Replace a Car Headlight
It is not easy to replace your car’s headlight. The cost will vary depending on the make and model of your vehicle, as well as whether the work is done by you or a mechanic. You will pay more for a comparable product if you take your car in to a dealer. For example, a Halogen bulb costs between $15 and $20. Installation is an additional $50. An aftermarket auto parts retailer stated that the average price for a replacement High-Intensity discharge bulb is $100. However, the average cost to replace an entire headlight assembly is $250 to $700.
How to Replace a Headlight Bulb
Most vehicles have a simple way of replacing a headlight bulb. You may be able replace the headlight bulb by removing the connector from the headlight assembly. To remove the bulb from the headlight assembly, you will need to first remove the connector from the bulb. Next, twist the bulb until it is loose.
Cost to Install a Headlight Bulb
For each headlight, the average price for installation is $50. The headlight bulbs will cost you between $25 and $35. Professional replacement of both headlight bulbs will usually cost $135.