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I saw a post some time ago but can't seem to find it.

I wanna clean the inside lens from my headlight cuz it seems somewhat fogged and not clear as new.

Any help would be appreciated.

Oh, by the way, I've never opened my headlights but I've gotten ideas from the boards.
 

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take them out, throw them in the oven for 13-15 mins, (remove metal clips before hand), remove from oven, separate carefully, I know this sounds funny, I thought so too. but hey it works, I painted mine. then after cleaning them, do every in reverse. Some people have done it different ways and they said the got fogging not to long after, I did not get any fogging doing it this way(knock on wood). By the way im not taking credit for this, I read this around here some where. If there is any questions, just pm me, hope this helps. later
 

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well, each of you answered my questions... thanks...

first, do they sell this 'anti-fogging' solution at any car parts store? i just wanna make sure i clean it right and dont 'wanna use any chemicals that might damage the lens.

second, how's the oven idea work. what should the temp. be? should i preheat the oven or just put it at that temp. and leave it there?

someone else had told me that to take 'em apart, he used a blow drier, blowed on it throughout the crack openings, and it melted the silicone. i was gonna try this method, but i like the oven way more to take off any future fogging.

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so i will do this before in order to melt the glue... right??

then i take the lights off, do my thing, then they're back in the oven with the glue to make the glue stick and prevent any fogging... right?

Oh, on what kind of surface did you place the lights on when you put 'em in the oven so that they wouldn't melt (as in, no metals of course or heat would be transferred to them too much).

Thanks a whole bunch man. This pos should be somewhere in the How-To 'cuz they don't really explain the lights' part all that much.
 

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Maguires Plastic Polish works EXCELLENT. mine are now crystal clear, and they were very blow/yellow and foggy. you have to clean the inside and outside of the headlights. and ive taken my headlights apart 3 or 4 times and never once had to heat them in the oven. i just used flathead screwdrivers to pry them open, and a knife to cut the glue. they will stick back together perfectly.
 
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