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Old 07-26-2005, 06:43 AM   #1
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hi guys, i am having trouble of my passenger side headlight...all the steam got into it after my frd helped me clear the corner , so now im having trouble, dunno what should i do..... and my plan is try to put it into the oven, but i dunno how long i should put inside the oven for, and dunno what kinda temperatrue i should go for... any suggestion guys?

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Old 07-26-2005, 07:39 AM   #2
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and i really need to fix this problem ASAP.. please anyone >_<
anyone done this before?
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Old 07-26-2005, 07:41 AM   #3
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If its a warm/sunny day, I bet popping the hood and pulling out the bulbs would get some air in there to evap the water.
also, I heard if you get water in there after clearing them, you most likely didn't seal them good enough.
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Old 07-26-2005, 07:46 AM   #4
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Take them Apart again and let them sit for a while. I've heard of people also using those little silica gel packets that some things get shipped with, that should help. When you put the lights back together, put a bead of silicone around the seam. I did that with mine and haven't had any problems at all.
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Old 07-26-2005, 03:37 PM   #5
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but i dont know how to unseal them again..have anyone try to put them into oven before?
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Old 07-26-2005, 04:07 PM   #6
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Yeah, you should just be able to put them back in the oven in the same manner as the first time. This is assuming you didn't use any other sealants when you put them back together the first time.
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Old 07-26-2005, 04:19 PM   #7
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Same thing happened to my corners.

Take lights off
Get a screwdriver
Get heavy-duty paper towel and use screwdriver to get most of the water.
Stick in oven at 250 with the socket facing upwards so water can evaporate (but don't let the lense rest on hot metal or it may melt) for 5-10mins
Keep pressing the lense and housing together until it's cooled.
Repeat oven process
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Old 07-26-2005, 04:41 PM   #8
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You may want to consider purchasing some black silicone at your local ace and going over the entire seam with it. I did this and not a drop of moisture has penetrated since.

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thx alot for the comments guys
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