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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-15-2010, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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How to Get Rid of Water in Headlight?

I searched and found nothing.

I want to fix my headlight, not buy new ones. Should I drill a small hole?
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If you have water in the assembly the first thing is to find out why and where water is coming from. Then drain it and then seal it up.



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DIY-how to remove moisture from a headlight housing for dummies(no pun intended)

1.)Take the headlight off the car (two 10mm bolts)
2.)Take the all of the lightbulbs out of the headlight
3.)Let the headlight air out/dry without the bulbs
4.)Take window sealant (like for house windows, I used clear) and place around the periphery of the seal(reseal them basically)
5.)Allow inside of lights to dry as well as the sealant
6.)Reinstall the bulbs
7.)Plug-In and install the headlight
8.)Make sure the Headlight is functioning properly

DONE =)

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you can blow compressed air or use a hair dryer to blow inside through the bulb holes to speed up the process.
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DIY-how to remove moisture from a headlight housing for dummies(no pun intended)

1.)Take the headlight off the car (two 10mm bolts)
2.)Take the all of the lightbulbs out of the headlight
3.)Let the headlight air out/dry without the bulbs
4.)Take window sealant (like for house windows, I used clear) and place around the periphery of the seal(reseal them basically)
5.)Allow inside of lights to dry as well as the sealant
6.)Reinstall the bulbs
7.)Plug-In and install the headlight
8.)Make sure the Headlight is functioning properly

DONE =)
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you can blow compressed air or use a hair dryer to blow inside through the bulb holes to speed up the process.
^^^I did this and have had no problems ever since.
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I knew you guys would know what to do

thanks everyone.
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If you're still under bumper to bumper just bring it in. Dealer replaced mine no questions asked.
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didnt work. more help please.

I tried resealing the whole outside of the headlight where the solid plastic meets the clear. It still has water in it even though i know that i got it all out. Dose anybody know where else the water would be coming in? i used automotive silicone that my dad had sitting in his garage. Would there possibly be a leak somewhere else?
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See if you can get ahold of a few sillica gel packets and put them in.


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