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Jan 7, 9:16pm - #78615 
Oxidation in headlights... help?

I have a 00 gts and my passenger side headlight keeps getting water in it whenever it rains. I was wondering if there was a recall on the headlights or if anyone knows how to fix the problem? Thanks so much

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Jan 7, 9:19pm - #78616 
yea you could take it to the dealer if you still have warrenty...if not take ur headlight apart let it dry out...or take out ur turn signel blub may help it dry out...leave it out in the sun


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Jan 7, 9:20pm - #78617 
I have the same problem and unfortunately I'm out of warranty. Isn't it convenient that these types of issues arise after warranty expires?

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Jan 7, 9:43pm - #78618 
Originally Posted by Steven
I have the same problem and unfortunately I'm out of warranty. Isn't it convenient that these types of issues arise after warranty expires?

I couldn't have said it any better, other than my dealership dicking me around for 50,000 miles.

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Jan 7, 9:44pm - #78619 
I have the same problem, and I've noticed it in the last few weeks.

Oh well, no 36K warranty thumbsdown


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Jan 7, 11:59pm - #78620 
I have the same problem, got new headlights and they still do it. DAMN KOITO!!!


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Jan 8, 12:08am - #78621 
same here... frown
i'm thinking of getting the headlight cover and smoking it so it's less noticeable.

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Jan 8, 12:51am - #78622 
Originally Posted by righteous_one
same here... frown
i'm thinking of getting the headlight cover and smoking it so it's less noticeable.


I was thinking about doing this same thing and wondered how noticeable it would be afterwords. Heh, maybe we can ask BlueBatmobile for some pics of his smoked headlight kit with condensation? grin


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Jan 8, 3:36pm - #78623 
damn,...now both my head lights do it...im starting to see some condensation on my right one...my left one is aaaaaaaaaaaaaalllllllll foged up.. frown

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Jan 8, 5:07pm - #78624 
That's is still a Toyota Manufacture Defect. My buddy had the same problem, but out of warranty also. He complained and wrote letters to Toyota until they gave him a new light. There wasn't enough silicone put on when the light was made, which is a Toyota defect. The light housing should never allow moisture to enter, unless you took the light apart and painted the inside, but didn't seal it properly, then it will be your fault. I would complain if it happens to me. Just a heads up. thumbsup


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Jan 9, 11:07am - #78625 
dang, i have to write letters to toyota ? can't i just walk into the dealer and bitch at them? smile


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Jan 9, 6:28pm - #78626 
Originally Posted by Duy
dang, i have to write letters to toyota ? can't i just walk into the dealer and bitch at them? smile


Yes, but you need to explain to them that this is a manufacture defect period, even if the warranty is over. thumbsup


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Jan 9, 7:51pm - #78627 
do you have the info for me to send the letters to?


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Jan 11, 6:46pm - #78628 
anyone?


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Jan 13, 12:07am - #78630 
I noticed that too. But mine is still new, sept of 03. 2003 celica gt, but only the passenger side? So you guys say take it in?

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Jan 13, 6:33pm - #78631 
I still dont know where I should be sending my letters or exactly what I should be writing in them =\


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Jan 13, 6:38pm - #78632 
don't drive in the rain thumbsup


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