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Can anyone help me figure out how to deal with my crying headlight? Buy a new one or try on fix this one? I did a search on here and there really were no fixes. Thanks ahead.
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What I have done on headlights is take out the unit and bring it inside. Then use a hair blow dryer and blow air into the headlight from where the bulb plugs in. This should get the moisture out right away.

You will have to try to find out how it got in there in the 1st place though or it may just get water in it again. They should be sealed so something must have went wrong to get the water in there in the 1st place. Hopefully it may have just been one of the back caps that wasn't tightened all the way.
 

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There's a thread on here somewhere in which the OP is modifying his headlamps. I don't remember if he was "upgrading" his headlights (HID??), or just changing the "color". I do remember that he was going for a change from chrome to black or vice versa in the look around the edge of the headlamp assembly (I think he was going for black to match a "darkened" theme in his overall appearance.. which replaces clear sealant with black???. In fact, if I remember correctly, one of the things he might have done was to change (tinted) the reflector inside the assembly???
Anyway, one of the things he shows is how to separate the 'lens' face from the rest of the assembly, and then reseal the lens to reattach. It involved using a heat gun I believe.
So if you can find that thread, you'll have some great instruction to follow with respect to resealing your lens, if that's where your leak is.

If you don't want to go to all that trouble, I'd see if you can't just put a small bead of clear silicon sealant just behind & all around the outside edge of the face ("lens") to re-establish a good seal with the 'body' of the headlamp assembly... without creating an ugly mess??. Of course only do this after you have sufficiently dried out your assembly.
 

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There's a thread on here somewhere in which the OP is modifying his headlamps. I don't remember if he was "upgrading" his headlights (HID??), or just changing the "color". I do remember that he was going for a change from chrome to black or vice versa in the look around the edge of the headlamp assembly (I think he was going for black to match a "darkened" theme in his overall appearance.. which replaces clear sealant with black???. In fact, if I remember correctly, one of the things he might have done was to change (tinted) the reflector inside the assembly???
Anyway, one of the things he shows is how to separate the 'lens' face from the rest of the assembly, and then reseal the lens to reattach. It involved using a heat gun I believe.
So if you can find that thread, you'll have some great instruction to follow with respect to resealing your lens, if that's where your leak is.

If you don't want to go to all that trouble, I'd see if you can't just put a small bead of clear silicon sealant just behind & all around the outside edge of the face ("lens") to re-establish a good seal with the 'body' of the headlamp assembly... without creating an ugly mess??. Of course only do this after you have sufficiently dried out your assembly.
Thanks Dnick I guess I need to start pulling everything off again:act064:
 

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I have condensation in my fog light. I'm wondering if this is something the dealer will fix for free. I purchased the car brand new only 8 months ago


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YES! But get it in there asap... your accessories might only have 12 mo. warranty. (won't be covered if you have rock damage (crack or hole) in front lens)
 
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