How Long Should Headlights Last

Headlights may seem to last forever, especially if you only have a vehicle for a few years before trading it in on a new one and never had to change them. However, like almost anything else on a vehicle, they will wear out eventually. If you start noticing that your lights are not providing the amount of light they used to, it’s a good idea to replace them sooner rather than later. It can be extremely frustrating, not to mention hazardous, driving at night with dim headlights. Headlamps are not just to help you see at night, however; they also

How to Replace Headlight Assemblies

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Burned out headlights are a repair that needs immediate attention. They not only impair driver sight distance, but they are also certain to get the attention of any patrol officer you may meet. Worse than a traffic ticket, they can cause traffic accidents. If your headlights are not working, and an accident happens, you are held at least partly responsible whether you committed any actual driving infractions or not. So, yes, replacing headlight assemblies must not be delayed. Generic Instructions NOTE: The following steps are generic in nature. This brief article does not aim to cover all the different headlight

How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Headlight?

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Replacing your headlights is something that is inevitable for most vehicles. While Honda boasts that its LED lightbulbs are good enough to last for the life of the vehicle, even the assemblies themselves will dull and oxidize over time. Perhaps, this is what they mean by the life of the vehicle if you replace each sealed headlamp assembly unit for $1000 each after the 10-year mark. Types of Automotive Lightbulbs There are essentially three main types of bulbs, inexpensive Halogen bulbs that cost about $15-$20 each, pricier HID High-Intensity Discharge bulbs that check in around $100-$300, and LEDs that should

Fog Lights; When Should You Use Them

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Fog lights can be confusing for even the most experienced drivers. They aren’t just your regular low and high beam headlights, which you’re probably accustomed to. Fog lamps are specifically made for certain scenarios, all of which have to do with low visibility. Fog lights are made to use in poor weather conditions where your visibility is significantly lowered. Your visibility can be affected by dust, snow, sand, fog, or mist. These type of lamps are advantageous in that they don’t reflect in a driver’s eyes the same way that turning on your high beams will. The high glare can

Tail Lights and Brake Lights: Take Care of Them – So They Take Care of You!

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The lights on a vehicle that are perhaps the most easily ignored by the driver are tail lights and brake lights. While the other drivers behind you on the road may notice you first by your tail lights or brake lights, you may rarely think about them – out of sight, out of mind. The lights on the rear of your vehicle, however, are so important in keeping you out of trouble that they should always be the subject of any periodic safety check you make on your car or truck. The rear-facing lights are bright red, of course, and,

Why Your Car Tail Lights Are Important

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Why Your Car Tail Lights Are Important What Functions do my Car Tail Lights Provide? The tail lights of your vehicle are often taken for granted unless they fail and an accident occurs. The safety benefits of tail lights are manifold. The red lights on the back of your vehicle indicate many driving functions to prevent confusion and to alert other motorists of your intents. They indicate braking, turning, the shape and position of the vehicle, and that there is an emergency when your hazard lights are illuminated. When you are driving in the fog, tail lights are especially important

The Right Time to Replace Your Car Headlights

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Why it is Important to Replace Your Car Headlights Car headlights are an essential safety item when driving during hours of darkness or low visibility. If you notice reduced visibility at night, your headlights may require replacement. Over time, all headlights will gradually lose their original brightness. Headlights are fairly inexpensive and should be replaced before they completely blow creating a safety hazard. You can find a wide variety of headlights for your vehicle at PartsMax. When to Change Your Car Headlights As stated earlier, you want to try and replace your bulbs before they actually fail. If you notice

How to Change a Car Headlights

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Learn How to Change a Car Headlights Headlights are one of the most important safety items on a vehicle. They are typically taken for granted until they degrade in performance or blow out. How to change a car headlights is usually a simple do-it-yourself task. Although your headlights won’t usually blow at the same time, it is a good idea to change them in pairs whenever one does blow. If you live in the Florida area and need headlight bulbs, contact PartsMax. We have top quality bulbs, accessories and performance parts to fit your vehicle. The simple steps below will

What Kind of Headlights Can I Install in My Car?

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What Kind of Car Headlights Replacement Can I Install in my Car? Headlights are essential for safe driving and car headlights replacement should be done in pairs. This is a good practice so that the bulbs have balanced usage. There are a wide variety of headlight bulbs on the market. When you decide to replace your car headlights, you can choose between the original bulb or an upgraded type. Below we will discuss the types of bulbs that are available for your vehicle. Halogen The majority of car headlights use halogen bulbs. Halogen bulbs are the least expensive of the

When Should You Need to Replace The Headlamps of Your Car

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Replacing your Car’s Headlight Bulbs is Key to Safety Exterior lighting has always been a critical aspect of vehicle design since the days of the horse and carriage. The need to light the path ahead and remain illuminated during night driving is one of the biggest safety issues in the industry. It is critical and in most cases a legal requirement, for motor vehicles to have proper and sufficient lighting on the road in order to both see and to be seen. Car Headlight Replacement Car headlamps are becoming increasingly integrated into the body design of the vehicle, and are