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Old 03-03-2005, 10:06 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Moisture in Front Right Headlight

I have moisture building up in my front right head light... anyway to get this out of there or am I doomed???

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Old 03-03-2005, 10:13 PM   #2
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I wish I knew. Ever since I did my own headlight mod, I've had sealing problems with the left one, i got some condensation that shows up ner the bottom of the light (which is no big deal) but I'd like to know a way to get it out without taking all my wiring apart again.
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Old 03-03-2005, 10:31 PM   #3
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Just make a 1/4inch hole in the sealing cap.Thats what i did and it works great.
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Old 03-03-2005, 11:42 PM   #4
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same thing happened to me, actually it is happening to me, all i did is take off the sealing knob that you take off to change the bulb and just leave it off for a while, give the water vapors a place to get out, so far it is working.
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I've heard of guys removing the headlight housing and using a blowdryer to dry it up then put the thing back in. Drilling a hole in the back of the housing or cap only allows the headlight to not be sealed anymore so to me that's a mistake. You don't want to leave a hole or opening in the headlight housing.
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Old 03-04-2005, 08:35 AM   #6
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i have done just the same as samurai and i have done the blowdryer trick aswell but it is definetly not as easy as just taking off the cap on the back
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do you have to take the bulb out aswell or just the cap over it? My left one is doing this and it drives me crazy, i hate how one light is really clear and the other looks kinda fogged up.
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Just so you ALL know, if you still have warranty on your car, FORD will replace the housing for you under warranty.
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crap, if i had known that, i would have had them replace it when i still had my warranty, but i dont anymore and im assuming the power train warranty doesnt cover it so im screwed. Oh well, i just try and take the cap thing off and see if that works.
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Yeah I had both of my headlights replaced under warranty because of condensation. Then I took them off and replaced them with the HIDs so I've got 2 pretty much brand new headlights sitting in my shed :)
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