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How do I open the front headlight clear covers to clean them?

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YOU CANT GENERALLY DO THAT , CHECK FOR NEW INSTEAD . THE LENSES ARE OFTEN DAMADGE BY THE SUN UV RAYS

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    Bill Buchsbaum Oct 13, 2010

    Car wax - or Plexiglas polish - and a buffer will often restore the headlight covers if they're not too badly damaged.

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You dont ,there sealed and if going grey/red you will need to replace it..

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    John Musgrove Oct 14, 2010

    you can buy a headlight restoration kit from napa which will involve sanding and polishing the lens to clear it up

  • geoff hunter Oct 15, 2010

    ONLY IF YOU BREAK THE SEALING COMPOUND AROUND THE GLASS,AND INVARIABLY YOU BREAK THE GLASS/LENSE TO DO IT.ANYWAY ITS EASIER TO CHANGE THE WHOLE LENS UNIT.

  • Tony Bareika Oct 23, 2010

    Some kits are better than others. I think the best kit (might be MacGuiars) has a three stage process. I've found the best way to do it is to hold a hose with the water running where you are sanding. Do not be in a hurry, or you'll burn the plastic. No need to remove the headlights to do this, although it's easier that way. you can just use masking tape on the bumper and fenders to avoid hitting the paint.

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SOURCE: YELLOW HEADLIGHTS

no they are a plastic welded sealed assembly

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basically no... it's all one piece molded into the headlight bazel.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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As far as I know (based on my 1996 model) you don't remove the cover. The lamp comes out with its socket from behind, under the hood. Twist the socket to release it from the housing, pull it out, replace the lamp and put it back. It's just a bit of a pain to get at. You might try calling your local Saturn dealer's service department to check for sure if your model has changed a lot from my '96.

(I liked my car. But the timing chain slipped and trashed the engine. Make sure to keep checking your oil!)

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SOURCE: how to remove the front headlight cover for ford

you can not remove just the cover it is a sealed unit

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YOU CANT BUT THEY SELL A KIT AT THE PART STORE TO POLISH THE COVERS MOTHER MAKES ONE

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