Does AutoZone Replace Brake Lights/Tail Lights? Headlights? Answered

Short Answer: AutoZone may be able to replace your brake lights and other exterior lights, but this service is not officially offered companywide. Instead, you can buy the bulbs at AutoZone and replace them yourself, or you can visit an auto shop like Jiffy Lube, Meineke, or Pep Boys. For more information on AutoZone’s services and other places where you can get your exterior car lights changed, see below.

Does AutoZone Replace Headlights, Brake Lights, and Tail Lights?

An AutoZone store employee may be able to help you replace your brake lights, tail lights, headlights, and other exterior car lights, but the company does not officially offer this as a service, an AutoZone corporate customer service representative said. However, AutoZone does sell brake lights, headlights, signal and side marker lights, tail lights, and other exterior lights.

We contacted several AutoZone locations across the U.S., and store associates said they would need to look at the vehicle to determine whether they can replace the brake lights or other bulbs. If they can, a store associate may be willing to help you replace them free of charge after you purchase the bulbs in-store. However, if multiple parts need to be removed in order to access the bulb, you may need to take your car to a service center, store associates said.

Customer testimonials on AutoZone’s website also mention employees being willing to help check exterior lights and give advice on what bulbs to buy and how to replace them.

If you buy parts at AutoZone and need to return them but you’ve lost the receipt, AutoZone can likely look up the receipt in-store for you.

Places That Replace Exterior Car Lights

While AutoZone does not officially offer vehicle light replacement services, its website has a repair shop finder that can point you to a nearby auto shop. Below, we’ve listed nationwide auto shop chains that will replace exterior car lights — often, for a fee or free with an oil change.

For more on services available at AutoZone, see our articles about battery installation at AutoZone and recycling motor oil at AutoZone.

If you’re looking for an auto repair credit card, we list the options for all credit levels.

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