Properly functioning headlights are all the more important now that winter is here. Winter means less daylight and more rain that can obscure visibility. Replacing a bulb is a fairly easy DIY process in most cases. We do recommend, however, that you replace headlight bulbs in pairs.
Typically, car owners only replace the headlight when it completely goes out. They replace the light at an auto shop or replace the bulb themselves. Regardless of how you go about the replacement, we advise switching out both bulbs. We recommend this from a safety perspective.
Replacing only one headlight bulb produces an uneven beam. An average headlight bulb projects a 240-foot beam when it’s new. Within three years, the length of the beam diminishes to about 160-feet. Continue Reading →