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So a while ago some jerkoff backed his truck into the front end of my 06 Ls while I was in a building doing some business. It bent up the front lip of the hood and cracked one of the mounts of the passenger-side headlamp. Well the part that bolts into the body is no longer attached to the headlamp. Ill post a picture when it is light outside. The assembly is hanging in by the one other bolt and faith (its pointed basically at the ground, but it's still brighter than the water-filled driver-side headlamp).

Is there a way to replace the bracket? Or should I fork out the 125 bucks for a new headlamp assembly?
 

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You can drain that water out of the headlight. Just remove the headlight and drill a small hole on the bottom side after the water drained you can seal the hole with some grey rtf and reinstall, or a replacement isn't all that much on eBay. But as said eBay or a junk yard will be the best bet to get the bracket.
 

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The water in the headlight can cause wiring issues... the wires an corrode and will eventually start blowing the headlight fuse, or worse it could end up starting a fire....

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Using heat You run the risk of melting the plastic.... I melted one of my stock headlight with a blow dryer... the bottom of it is kinda wonky now... lol
 

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That's why I said take it out and remove the bulbs and wiring... and put a blow drier at the hole and let it steam away the water.. After about 10-15 take it out and tip the headlight down to the corner and see if there's still a few drops and put back in til nothing left thin silicone around the lip where the glue is.. believe me i have a pair in my car right now that are crap junk and I had water in em cause I took em apart to do stuff and got water in em and did what I just told u and resealed it and it hasn't got water in it yet even after snow that just happened...

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Lol nothing happen to mine and i used one on mine ...As long as u have another hole for heat and steam to escape it should be fine.
 

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I'm going to have to take a look at my daughter's headlights...both seem to have moisture inside so guessing previous owners did something wrong. Probably a bad seal, or crack somewhere...
 

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yeah Im going to just buy a new set of lights when I get past the suspension and brake work. The clouded one is covered in calcification.
 
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