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Headlight Switch Replacement Service

How much does a Headlight Switch Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Ford Galaxie 500 Headlight Switch Replacement is $171 with $76 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1962 Ford Galaxie 500L6-3.6LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$267.37Shop/Dealer Price$315.47 - $437.25
1962 Ford Galaxie 500V8-6.6LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$412.05Shop/Dealer Price$501.33 - $746.64
1974 Ford Galaxie 500V8-6.6LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$412.05Shop/Dealer Price$501.33 - $746.64
1971 Ford Galaxie 500V8-7.0LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$412.05Shop/Dealer Price$501.31 - $746.60
1967 Ford Galaxie 500V8-7.0LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$412.05Shop/Dealer Price$501.35 - $746.67
1972 Ford Galaxie 500V8-6.6LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$412.05Shop/Dealer Price$501.33 - $746.64
1963 Ford Galaxie 500V8-6.7LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$252.37Shop/Dealer Price$300.35 - $422.04
1972 Ford Galaxie 500L6-3.9LService typeHeadlight Switch ReplacementEstimate$252.37Shop/Dealer Price$300.72 - $422.70
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What is the Headlight Switch all about?

The headlamp switch allows you to turn on the lights. If the switch does not work, you will not be able to turn on the lights. Not only is it unsafe to drive the car without proper lights, but it is also illegal.

Keep in mind:

  • The switch may only be available at the dealer. YourMechanic will find the cost and availability from a local dealer.
  • Your vehicle may have a combination switch, which combines the headlight switch and turn signal switch in one assembly.

How it's done:

  • Inspect the switch.
  • Test the fuses.
  • Remove and replace the switch if found faulty.
  • Check operation of all vehicle lighting.

Our recommendation:

A mechanic should inspect all the lights in the car during every major service event. If the lights do not come on, the mechanic should inspect the fuse, wiring, and connectors. It is common for the lens to get dirty and not allow enough light to shine through. You should keep the headlamp lens clean and free of oxidation. Mechanics can use a special lens oxidation restorer kit to clean the headlights.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Headlight Switch?

  • Headlamps do not turn on.
  • Running lights do not turn on.
  • Not able to select or deselect high beam operation.

How important is this service?

The headlight switch allows you to turn on and off your headlights. When you press the button or pull the lever (depending on your vehicle) to turn on your headlights, the headlight switch is responsible for triggering the lights. A broken headlight switch means that you won’t be able to turn on your headlights. Driving without headlights is a hazard to you, your passengers, and your surroundings, and it can also result in an expensive ticket.

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Charles

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Charles
25 years of experience
Ford Galaxie 500 V8-5.8L - Install fuel pump - - Tampa, Florida
Charles was on time and very knowledgeable. Got right to work after seeing the issue at hand and wasted no time getting the repair done. Asked questions as he worked and didn't seem to bother him at all. Some mechanics don't like to be to watched while they work or get irritated, not Charles. Answered all my questions, had good recommendations for this older car (1966) and cleaned up the work space prior to leaving.

Alejandro

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Alejandro
9 years of experience
Ford Galaxie 500 V8-6.4L - Car is not starting - Los Angeles, California
Excellent attention to detail. Great service.

Robert

25 years of experience
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Robert
25 years of experience
Ford Galaxie 500 V8-7.0L - Electronic Ignition Pickup - Brush Prairie, Washington
Robert did a really great job trouble shooting and then fixing the problem. He is a very personable, knowledgeable, and fast. He called ahead and was here when he said he would be. I was very impressed.

Johnny

33 years of experience
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Johnny
33 years of experience
Ford Galaxie 500 V8-4.7L - Car is not starting - Rocklin, California
Johnny arrived on time, was very courteous and professional. He was knowledgeable about my specific need. I will definitely hire him again as needed.

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