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Replacement Car & Van Bulbs In The Town Centre: 01744 808586
Like everything else, when a headlight, rear light or even indicator fails it never comes at a convenient time. Both dangerous and illegal, it's a common frustration that has to be sorted out as soon as possible, especially if bad weather and fog is on the way. It's pretty easy to tell if headlight bulbs have gone, but it's not as obvious if other car bulbs need replacing. Therefore it's good practice to check them every week. And if you do find one that's failed, we can help you out. If you work in St Helens Town Centre rest assured we are only a short drive away. We can offer you morning dinner time and afternoon appointments to suit your schedule.
At The FastFit Centre, we stock a large range of vehicles bulbs from LED car bulbs to super-bright headlights and everything in between. You'll be able to pick up a bulb to suit both your car and your budget either in our online shop or at our service centre. We can fit your bulbs for you giving you a complete drive in drive out repaired service in Eccleston.
If you're not sure what bulb you need then simply give a member of our helpful team a call on [01744 808586](Tel:01744 808586). or Simply pop your car into our St Helens Service Centre.
We are proud to supply and fit Osram car and van bulbs in St Helens. offering only quality bulbs that have a prolonged lifespan meaning value for money and hassle-free motoring.
Bulbs start from £5.95 Fitted in St Helens Town. We can also fit higher spec bulbs including LED for a small fee.
We can also install 3rd brake lights to any type of vehicle giving you and other road users that extra bit of safety. 3rd brake lights are an excellent way of warning other road users that you are braking If the focus of the driver behind you is not caught by your outer brake lights the 3rd brake light generally will catch another driver attention. We use only high quality LED 3rrd brake lights on our installations.
Replacement Bulbs In St Helens Town Centre
Ensuring your vehicle's lights are working correctly is critical for your own safety and also other road users as it allows you to be able to see and help others to see you.
A blown bulb will also result in an MOT failure, so make sure you check your lights on a weekly basis not only for your own safety but other road users.
Replacing blown car bulbs can be a fiddly business, particularly on some vehicle models where the bulb housing is located in close proximity to other engine components and even sometimes via the wheel arch on vehicles such as Renault. At The FastFit Centre, our experienced bulb fitters can supply replacement bulbs suitable for your vehicle and fit these for you, saving you the trouble and getting you back on the road in no time at all.
Here are just some of the makes of cars and vans we replace bulbs on a daily basis at our repair centre in St Helens Town:
- Land Rover
- Range Rover
- Aston Martin
Better bulbs - higher performance
At The FastFit centre, we recommend and stock bulbs from Lucas, Ring Automotive, and Osram. These are the best quality bulbs you can buy. We stock a wide range of Automotive bulbs including those suitable for headlights, brake lights, indicators and fog lights.
We stock both standard bulb replacements plus a range of performance bulb upgrades to aid nighttime driving such as Super bright, Xenon and LED.
More light on dark nights
If you have trouble seeing the road and other hazards on dark nights, upgrading your bulbs can make a massive difference. The Xenon Ultima from Ring Automotive utilises the latest advancements in filament technology which puts up to 120% more light on the road compared to a standard halogen bulb. Xenon Ultima produces a beam pattern that is 60m longer allowing other road users to be seen more clearly and giving you more time to react to potential hazards. The light output provides better reflections from road signs and markings for more comfortable and safe night driving.
Ultima LED & Osram Vehicle bulbs are available with us at The FastFit Centre. we also stock Lucus and other Automotive bulbs to suit all budgets
Checking your bulbs
Checking that your vehicle's lights are in good operational condition should form part of your regular vehicle maintenance check. Here are some of our simple checks to help you:
Headlamps should be cleaned to remove dirt to provide its maximum light output, as dirt on the headlamp unit can cause refraction of the light that can lead to glare for other road users. Similarly, in wintry conditions, you should clean any snow off your lights before starting your journey so that other drivers can see you clearly.
Ask a friend or partner to help you check brake lights and indicator lights by observing the lights while you apply the brake pedal and indicators respectively. Doing this simple check will show failed bulbs against the opposite side of your vehicle.
It’s not always immediately obvious when a car bulb blows, for example, sidelight bulbs are not always visible when your headlights are on. If visibility seems poor or other road users flash their lights at you, check your bulbs are operating correctly as they may be trying to warn you about bulb failure.
If you can hear one of your indicators blinking faster than usual, it means there is a fault or the indicator bulb has blown. You should try to rectify this as soon as possible as other road users won’t be able to see you turning.
You should try to replace your bulbs in pairs. If a bulb has blown and it is one of a pair of lights replacing both will give consistent light output.
Remember, if you are in any doubt, or find that you have a blown or faulty bulb, pop into the FastFit centre where our trained staff can supply, fit and align replacement bulbs for you. Don’t chance it, check your bulbs today to ensure your road safety as well as other road users in St Helens.
For your vehicle bulb replacement needs in St Helens Town Centre visit us or call us on 01744808586
How to find us?
If you are heading from the town centre simply follow Ecclestion street to the traffic lights and turn Left at the Nags head Building and we are located just on the right across the road from Farmfoodson Boundary Road the garage entrance is next to Lookers Vauxhall on Knowsley Road.
If you are coming from St Helens Town Centre its best to go straight down Westfield Street and turn right onto Eccleston Street. Turn left at the old Nags Head and you will find us just on the right next to Linacre Plant Hire. We are well advertised so don't worry you won't miss us.
Or of course, you could put us into your Satnav.
230 Boundary Road
Whilst we replace your bulb on your car or van in St Helens Town why not visit one of the following attractions, Carr Mill Dam is a great family friendly area offering stunning views and fantastic walks, Why not visit the World Of Glass in St Helens, the town centre is full of great shops such as Nandos and Cineworld Perhaps a visit to Duke Street in St Helens with its great restaurants and bar scene maybe a walk around Tailor Park or Shirdley Park, or why not grab a bite to eat in one of the many bars and restaurants located in other areas of St Helens Town. Our mechanics can replace any type of bulb on any type of vehicle in St Helens Town Centre. so why not visit the attractions listed and leave your car in the capable hands of our car mechanics. So if you are looking for a garage that replaces bulbs on your car or van look no further.
The picture below shows the immediate difference in brightness and vision difference between our quality bulbs and a cheaper bulb.