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Water in the headlight

Hi, my front leftmost headlight is almost half full with water
how do i remove the headlight so i can drain the water?

i can get the headlight unscrewed from the car but i cant take the bulbs out so that i can completely remove the headlight from the car

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  • geoffweber Nov 15, 2008


    The light is about the diameter of a half dollar coin, so im guessing thats full size

    But there is mirrors in the headlights just like any other car

  • geoffweber Nov 17, 2008

    well i figured out how to remove the headlight (bulbs not included) from the car and i managed to drain the water

    but i am still not sure where the water is coming from, i didn't see any water inside the bulbs

  • tonyhatesspa May 11, 2010

    Does it have full size lights or a small light inside a plastic reflector/lens?

  • Steve Christmas
    Steve Christmas Jan 06, 2012

    water is coming from a bad seal in the lite, A lot easyer to just drill a small hole in bottom and it will never fill up again.



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A full size bulb is about 4" x 6" and does not open. I've had Sylvania bulbs leak and they sent me 2 new ones for free. It sounds like you have a small bulb inside a plastic lens with a reflector (mirrors?) in the back and that is what is leaking, not the bulb. If your bulb looks like this: ,then turn it counter clockwise about 1/4 turn and pull it out. There may be plastic *snaps* that must be depressed in order to turn it.

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