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Aug 23, 2:53pm - #257314 
Head Lights

Im not sure if its normal for your head light to have water moist inside of it or not. Is that normal? I could replace for a new one $190 for each head light.

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Aug 23, 2:57pm - #257315 
It happens. They are not sealed all that great. Just take it out, dump it & let it dry. Make sure the seals on the back are on tight after that.

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Aug 23, 3:36pm - #257316 
First i resealed everything, didn't work...

Then i took it to toyota and claimed the condensation was in the headlights when i first got it...right.

I had the same problem, take it to your dealer and have them look at it. Through all the rain florida gets in the summer, i have not had my lights get condensated after i took it to toyota


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Aug 23, 11:17pm - #257317 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
First i resealed everything, didn't work...

Then i took it to toyota and claimed the condensation was in the headlights when i first got it...right.

I had the same problem, take it to your dealer and have them look at it. Through all the rain florida gets in the summer, i have not had my lights get condensated after i took it to toyota


Does it cost you anything to let toyota to have a look at it?

My head lights look kinda dirty also so I want to clean it out. I've read on how to do that and such. There is a step where you have to actually put it into the oven so that you can remove the plastic of the head light thing. Is that step neccessary?

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Aug 24, 6:59pm - #257318 
^^heck yeah it's neccessary..if you don't put it in how will you melt the epoxy/clue??? unless you plan on using the hairdryer for that, if you like to get urself burn then do that..hey i got condensation in my headlight even b4 i pull off the dealer's parking lot..they are so dumb that they said, "oh it's just because the headlight haven't been use for sometime, that's y htere are condensation in it" fuck one side had it but not the other side..dumbass dealer..

so after i had the car for like a month later i just took it out and put it in the oven..while i was at it i painted my headlight too..kill 2 bird with one stone man..since then it has never ever condense again, and it's been like 5-6months now..so if i can do that, you can..just follow the step carefully and u'll get it done..take about 5hrs total for me..so yeah, go do it..


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Aug 24, 7:01pm - #257319 
I can't fit a headlight in my oven, and my oven is fairly big.


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Aug 24, 7:04pm - #257320 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
^^heck yeah it's neccessary..if you don't put it in how will you melt the epoxy/clue??? unless you plan on using the hairdryer for that, if you like to get urself burn then do that..hey i got condensation in my headlight even b4 i pull off the dealer's parking lot..they are so dumb that they said, "oh it's just because the headlight haven't been use for sometime, that's y htere are condensation in it" fuck one side had it but not the other side..dumbass dealer..

so after i had the car for like a month later i just took it out and put it in the oven..while i was at it i painted my headlight too..kill 2 bird with one stone man..since then it has never ever condense again, and it's been like 5-6months now..so if i can do that, you can..just follow the step carefully and u'll get it done..take about 5hrs total for me..so yeah, go do it..


rofl rofl
so true about the dealer part. They tend to feed you with a lot of BS.

Gonna get started this weekend and see how it goes. thumbsup

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Aug 24, 7:08pm - #257321 
good luck bro, took 3 hours with hairdryer thumbsup


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Aug 24, 7:10pm - #257322 
Originally Posted by slidr
I can't fit a headlight in my oven, and my oven is fairly big.


say what?? you can't..have you try putting it in at an angle??
[/] <<like that.. the "/" is ur headlight..if ur oven is big i'm sure you can put it in bro..just angle it man..that's what i had to do..and hell i got a big ass 1in scar on my left arm from the burn while putting it in..fuck i could smell the skin cook..hurt like a bitch for a few day..it was nasty..so just becareful when putting it in alright y'all???

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Aug 24, 7:12pm - #257323 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
Originally Posted by slidr
I can't fit a headlight in my oven, and my oven is fairly big.


say what?? you can't..have you try putting it in at an angle??
[/] <<like that.. the "/" is ur headlight..if ur oven is big i'm sure you can put it in bro..just angle it man..that's what i had to do..and hell i got a big ass 1in scar on my left arm from the burn while putting it in..fuck i could smell the skin cook..hurt like a bitch for a few day..it was nasty..so just becareful when putting it in alright y'all???
Yeah, but if I put it at an angle, then part of the headlight would come too close to the metal coils, and even though they were off, they still generated enough heat to melt it a little, and it did.


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Aug 24, 7:14pm - #257324 
[/quote] rofl rofl
so true about the dealer part. They tend to feed you with a lot of BS.

Gonna get started this weekend and see how it goes. thumbsup [/quote]

hey good luck bro..u should paint ur headlight while u're at it..get some Testor paint..just remember to remove all the nuts/screw and bulbs from the headlight b4 putting it in..so have fun..expect 3-5hrs from this if you gonna paint the headlight too..otherwise 3hrs top..

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Aug 24, 7:17pm - #257325 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
[quote=slidr]I can't fit a headlight in my oven, and my oven is fairly big.
Yeah, but if I put it at an angle, then part of the headlight would come too close to the metal coils, and even though they were off, they still generated enough heat to melt it a little, and it did.


weird..was the rack at the bottom slot?? did you lay the on it back side facing up??

cuz i did that and there were plenty off room left to move without hitting the coil..maybe ur oven are smaller then mine..??

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