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Old 07-19-2010, 06:03 PM   #1
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i recently got a retrofit installed on my headlights, i've been noticing that moisture has been getting into one of them (not puddles or anything), any idea on how to reseal the headlights to prevent this?
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Old 07-19-2010, 06:13 PM   #2
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i recently got a retrofit installed on my headlights, i've been noticing that moisture has been getting into one of them (not puddles or anything), any idea on how to reseal the headlights to prevent this?

i de-ambered my head light s and the same thing happened...best thing to do is either 1 take them completely out and bake them in the oven and take them apart then re add sealant...and bam hope for a good seal...or do what i did took the light out and added some water and turned the light on its sides till i found the water seeping out of the small area...then bam clear silicone gasket stuff....all done
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Old 07-25-2010, 06:56 PM   #3
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Take a silicone packet that you get with a new pair of shoes or whatever and throw it in the back cover of your highbeam of the headlight. not a proper fix, but works for very minor leaks very well.
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Old 07-25-2010, 08:37 PM   #4
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Use the 3M windshield caulk to seal it. It comes in like 12" lengths. Bake them and pull them back apart, then add some extra caulk, bake and reseal.
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can you bake and take the lights apart again after the 3m windshield caulk?
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i de-ambered my head light s and the same thing happened...best thing to do is either 1 take them completely out and bake them in the oven and take them apart then re add sealant...and bam hope for a good seal...or do what i did took the light out and added some water and turned the light on its sides till i found the water seeping out of the small area...then bam clear silicone gasket stuff....all done
Watch a little too much Food Network lately? BAM!!!
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can you bake and take the lights apart again after the 3m windshield caulk?
Yes, it is the same stuff the headlights are sealed with originally
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