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Cloudy lens how do you take off the headlamp covers on a 1996 328i. and how do clean them.

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BRAKE FLUID, JUST RUB IT ON WITH A RAG. IT ALSO REMOVES THE OXIDATION AND IS CHEAPER.

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All you need to do is go to a pro auto paint store and pick up some "rubbing compound" it's like a wax. You "waxon"  - "waxoff" with a circular motion. It will remove the oxidation off of your plastic light cover. No need to remove.

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How do I get to and clean the inside of both headlamp glasses because my car failed the MOT because the inside of the headlamp units are very dirty. Not the reflector but the front plastic cover.


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NEED JUST THE LENSES FOR MB',, 2003 320M LIGHTS ARE FINE , BOTH LENSES ARE HAZY AND BAD


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Headlamp plastic covers are cloudy...where can you buy replacements? The dealer wants $700 for replacement light units...all I need is the covers....


You can not buy just the covers. They come as complete assemblies as the dealer quoted you. What you can do is call around your area to find a shop that offer's headlamp restorations.

Basically they will sand all the degraded material off of the lenses, polish them, and then reseal them. I do them all the time with fantastic results.

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SECTION 417-01: Exterior Lighting 2000 Focus Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 03/6/2003
Headlamp Assembly Removal
All vehicles
  1. Remove the fender splash shield lower retaining screw.
    • Push the fender splash shield to one side.
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  1. Remove the headlamp assembly lower retaining bolt.
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  1. Remove the radiator grille.
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Vehicles built up to 07/1999
  1. Remove the headlamp assembly.
    • Disconnect the headlamp assembly electrical connector.
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Vehicles built 07/1999 onwards
  1. Remove the headlamp assembly.
    • Disconnect the headlamp assembly electrical connector.
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Installation
Vehicles built up to 07/1999
NOTE: Procedure if there is a concern over the formation of condensation inside the plastic headlamp lens or if the plastic headlamp lens is split.
NOTE: It is normal for a small amount of condensation to form on the inside of the plastic headlamp lens, it will disappear when the headlamp is switched on. If the headlamp does NOT dry out after having been switched on for 15 minutes, check the build date of the headlamp. If the build date is between 01.08.98 and 30.09.98, install a new headlamp cover flap.
NOTE: If there is a concern, both headlamps must be removed. Defective headlamps must be renewed and reworking may be necessary. When the headlamp is installed, the number of mounting points must be reduced.
  1. If the headlamp assembly is defective, install a new one.
  1. NOTE: Sometimes the guide pin on the plastic headlamp lens is still present on a new headlamp assembly.
    Cut off the guide pin flush and de-burr as necessary.
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  1. Remove the headlamp levelling motor from the faulty headlamp assembly and install it on the new headlamp assembly. For additional information, refer to Headlamp Leveling Motor - Vehicles Built Up To: 10/2001 in this section.
  1. NOTE: Sometimes there is no hole in the bracket of a new headlamp assembly.
    Do NOT install the retaining bolt any more.
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All vehicles
  1. NOTE: Fix the headlamp assembly in place using the locating pin.
    Install the headlamp assembly upper retaining bolts.
    • Connect the headlamp assembly electrical connector.
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  1. Install the radiator grille.
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  1. NOTE: Fix the headlamp assembly in place using the locating pin.
    Install the headlamp assembly lower retaining bolt.
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  1. Install the fender splash shield lower retaining screw.
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  1. Adjust the headlamps. For additional information, refer to Headlamp Adjustment - in this section. For additional information, refer to Headlamp Adjustment - Vehicles With: High Intensity Discharge Headlamps in this section.

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A bird flew into my headlight and broke it. There is a hole in it but the light still seems to be working. Can I just replace the cover or does the whole headlight need to be replaced. How much does it...


You cannot just replace the headlight lens. The headlight is an assembly and the entire assembly must be replaced. You can get one on the internet at many sites. You may want to replace them both if the lens has become cloudy and hazy or your vehicle will look odd with one shiny clean lens and one cloudy lens. They are not that expensive on this sire at $42.
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How do I remove my headlight covers? They are cloudy and need cleaned


no nned to dissassemble them, get a lens cleaning kit from a parts store, or else buy a rubbing compound and polish tem up, a little elbow grease is necessary,

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How to remove hyundai elantra 2002 model headlamp lense covers


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How is cornering lamp changed in 2002 Buick Regal.



 
 
Lighting
Headlight Assembly
Removal & Installation
To Remove:

Open the hood.
Apply light pressure to the headlamp lens to hold the headlamp in place while disconnecting the retainers.
Lift up the retainers to release and remove the retainers.
Remove the headlamp mounting tabs from the slots in the upper fascia support and fender reinforcement.
Disconnect the wiring harness from the headlamp assembly.
Remove headlamp.
Remove the rubber access cover from the appropriate bulb to be replaced.
Rotate the headlamp bulb/socket counterclockwise to remove from the headlamp assembly.
To Install:
Connect the wiring harness to the headlamp.
Install the headlamp bulb/socket to the headlamp assembly rotating the socket clockwise until fully seated.
Install the rubber access cover.
Position the headlamp mounting tabs to the slots in the upper fascia and fender reinforcement.
Apply light pressure to the headlamp lens to hold the headlamp in place while installing the retainers.
Align the headlamp assembly retainers and slide them over the headlamp mounting tabs.
Close the hood.

 
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Mar 30, 2009 | 2002 Buick Regal

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