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Help with Headlights

Help with Headlights

Postby zacman94 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:07 pm

Hey guys. I'm wondering if there's a fix for my headlights. I noticed that my passenger headlight if full of moisture. All I want to know if there's a way to fix it without doing something that is too risky or if I will have to bite the bullet and get a new headlight assembly. Here's a few pics that I just took. I'll take more tomorrow if it's easier to see in the day time.

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Re: Help with Headlights

Postby ThatVietGuy » Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:45 pm

Take out the headlight bulbs and blow low heat from a hair dryer into the headlight for a few minutes. This is probably more of a temporary fix, though.

A more definitive fix would be to put the headlights in the oven on very low heat, pry them open, and re-seal them. More risk obviously, but is possibly a more permanent fix.
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Re: Help with Headlights

Postby Projex0 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:03 am

one way is to take the headlight off the car and look for any cracks or holes that is causing moisture to get in, get some clear silicone and just spread a thin layer around where the lens and the housing meets.

as for the moisture that already in it take out your highbeam bulb during the day and let it air out and dry on its own just remember to put the bulb back in after.

just some ways to try, save some money before buying new ones.
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Re: Help with Headlights

Postby zacman94 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:40 pm

Thanks guys. I'll give these a try when I get a chance. I'll let you guys know what I come up with
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