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Old 08-27-2004   #1  
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i got my car back from the shop and i find that the left headlight is all fogged up/cloudy after a bit of driving. anything i can do? i wanna clear them out so could this be a good opportunity? that and the right side is definitly higher than the left, how do i align them? anyone in the tampa area could help?
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take off the rubber cover and bulb and let cool air in. Then it should go away.
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take off the rubber cover and bulb and let cool air in. Then it should go away.
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take off the rubber cover and bulb and let cool air in. Then it should go away.
I may sound dump but asking wouldn't hurt, where's the rubber cover? Is that around the bulb? How removing that would help anyway?? I have the single projectors and the bulbs are rather sittin loose in the sockets meaning no need for me to remove it??
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you can also get the fog out by breaking the cover... little tip i picked up while parallel parking!
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that the rubber cover off and use a blow dryer until its all gone
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you can also get the fog out by breaking the cover... little tip i picked up while parallel parking!
lmao nice one, I can imagine some cunt would actually do it...
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So you got the single projectors?and u have a coupe?go to honda and pick up the sedan headlight sockets.they should fit and stop the fogging.I had the same prob till I did this and now..... Poof..... No fog.
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i learned that if you use a hair dryer it will leave little water spots on the inside of the clear lense. If i was you i would clear them, and in the process wipe off the lense with a rear soft rag.
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normally its moisture buildup and letting the air in should fix it.
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one of my lights was fogged up pretty bad after the heavy rain. thanks to me doing the DIY clearning headlight mod and me not sealing it well enough. i just opened them up again and cleaned them out and painted them all nice. i resealed them this time with a window/door silicon so hopefully they wont have the problem again. but if you never opened your headlights, i'm guessing it's getting moisture from the back where the bulb is, check the rubber cover around the bulb for damage or improper seal.
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use the DIY on this website to clear out your headlights... you should be fine after with enough silicon i know i had to use like 3 packs on mine
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So you got the single projectors?and u have a coupe?go to honda and pick up the sedan headlight sockets.they should fit and stop the fogging.I had the same prob till I did this and now..... Poof..... No fog.
good tip!! Also do the bulbs for a sedan fit in perfectly into the parking/blinker light sockets?? Cheers beers
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Yea.I had silcone on them and it fogged up cuz it left gaps. These new sockets are a perfect fit.
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Go to honda and pick them up if u have the single halo projectors
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Go to honda and pick them up if u have the single halo projectors
ok thanks man, what do I tell them though I need parking/blinker lights for a sedan?? Just to avoid any confusion...thanks again for your help!
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Just say u need the sedan parkin and signal sockets not the harness the sockets
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Just say u need the sedan parkin and signal sockets not the harness the sockets
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ok here they r.# 33302-s5a-a01 and #33304-s5a-003 u will need two of each. They r like 9.99 each so ur lookin @ 40 bucks plus tax.but it will stop the foggin on the single projectors.
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