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The headlight covers on my 2002 camry SE are foggy. I tried using a cleaning kit, but didn't get very good results. How hard is it to replace the headlight assmbly? I'm a novice at this type of thing.

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It is very easy to do this. Do not get intimidated. All you need is a simple socket set and a little bit of time. After putting your hood up, take a look at where your light assembly is on each side. You should see a bolt holding down the plastic at the top and I believe one toward the bottom near the wheel well area. Simply take those bolts out and the assembly should come out fairly easy. The actual bulb hooked to the wire should come out of the headlight assembly fairly easy also. You simply turn them to the left and you will get to a point where they will slip out of the grooves. They may not want to turn at first from being there so long, but they will come out. Get a little confidence in yourself and you can do it. This is one job I wouldn't pay a auto place to take care of. Hope this helps and gives you the confidence you need to do it yourself.

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In order to get the headlight covers clean you must use a very fine sandpaper and clean the outer surface ,then polish the lense and even after you do that you need to seal it so it wont happen agin.It may work for awhile but unless you get a new headlamp it will come back.

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