Headlight Closure Relay Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000 Miles Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

How much does Headlight Closure Relay Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%
Get a quote
ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Show example Headlight Closure Relay Replacement prices

Headlight Closure Relay Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Headlight Closure Relay all about?

The headlight closure relay is a component in your headlight door motor that keeps your headlight doors opening and closing the way they should. This relay is usually found on the bottom left hand side of the dash, just above the parking brake mechanism. It’s held in place by a bracket, and works by means of a copper coil that sends power to the headlight door motor. When the relay is working as it should, the doors operate effectively. When it doesn’t, you can experience all kinds of problems with the headlight doors.

Keep in mind:

  • Your headlights are a vital safety feature in your car, and if they’re not working properly, you can endanger yourself and everyone else on the road.
  • The problem may not be with the relay alone – the entire headlight door motor may need to be replaced.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle’s hood is opened and supported manually
  • The defective headlight closure relay is removed
  • The new headlight closure relay is installed
  • The hood manual support is removed
  • The repair is verified and the headlight doors are tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Sometimes headlight doors experience problems if the car has been sitting for a long time and the doors are left in the “up” position. If this is the case, repeatedly pressing the switch could cause things to work properly again – the switch might have accumulated some dirt that needs to be dislodged. Corrosion, however, can be a significant problem in vehicles that aren’t used all the time, so it’s best to have one of our expert mechanics check out the headlight doors to determine if the problem is the relay or the motor itself.

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

  • Headlight doors won’t close when the lights are shut off
  • Headlight doors won't open when the headlights are turned on

How important is this service?

It’s less of a problem if your headlight doors stay up. If they won’t open, it becomes an issue of safety when driving as you won’t be able to properly see or be seen at night. If the doors are stuck in the up position, you can have the problem solved by one of our expert mechanics at your leisure. Any other problems with headlight doors (opening and closing without any action on your part, for example) should be dealt with immediately.

Fast and easy Headlight Closure Relay Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert mechanics

Real customer reviews from owners like you.

25 reviews
Jose
10 years of experience
An A list mechanic! We will surely use his professional service again. Thank you, Jose.
2002 MERCURY COUGAR - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
Want Jose's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
19 reviews
Alexis
25 years of experience
He was on time, and the service was very good overall. However, some weird noise started after the job he did, although he warned me that it could happen.
2001 DODGE STRATUS - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
Want Alexis's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
12 reviews
Dusty
12 years of experience
My ignition went out. He brought the proper part, arrived on time, was very knowledgeable, fixed it rapidly, was very friendly and informative, and was very professional. I will definitely use him when I need any mechanics work done. I have already recommended him to some members of my family.
2002 TOYOTA TACOMA - IGNITION SWITCH REPLACEMENT
Want Dusty's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
7 reviews
Curtis
24 years of experience
Curtis was professional, courteous and on time. Very knowledgeable and fast service. I would definitely call and request him.
2007 LEXUS ES350 - 80,000 MILES MAINTENANCE SERVICE
Want Curtis's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%
Get a quote
ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Show example Headlight Closure Relay Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com