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Need to clean inside of front head lights - 2001 Jeep Cherokee

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The last comment is likely the best solution, given how cheap replacement headlight assemblies are for jeeps (check internet, not dealership).

I have, however, repaired these in the past by removing them, taking out all bulbs, lay them face down, fill will water, and see if you can find the leak. If you can, use a tube of silicon RTV or mix up some epoxy and fix the leak. Or just silicon all of the seams. Dump out the water first and dry the interior by blowing in hot air from a hair dryer. A lot of work to save $35, but if you have more time than money it's an option.

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The headlight lens are plastic welded to form one solid unit, if they are fogged up inside they are leaking and need to be repaced.

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the only way is to take out the headlight bulb. clean with big qtip and alcohol.

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