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HELP!! Need Loyale Headlamp cleanup info!!
Posted 25 October 2003 - 09:38 AM
I live in Massachusettes. I'm trying to get my 1992 Loyale Wagon to pass Mass inspection! The inspector guy gave me a brake... and told me I need to clean up the moisture that has collected behind my drivers headlamp! I know this IS a classic Loyale problem! I don't want to replace the headlamp! ANYONE got a good fix for removing this moisture that creeps in! I've done this before with mixed results! Their must be a good way to do this!!!
Many thanks to you ALL!!!!
Posted 25 October 2003 - 10:00 AM
if the bulb is uot it may dry out. if you can get the whole headligt out you can bring it inside and put it next to a heat source to dry out
Posted 25 October 2003 - 04:50 PM
Here's the way I fixed it...
1. disconnect the bulb and remove it from the lense assembly.
2. remove the headlight assembly from the car
3. use 90% rubbing alachol to "clean" the inside of the lens. You can pour in and drain the alachol through the light-bulb hole.
4. use a hair dryer (or low pressure air hose) to dry the inside of the lense.
5. use some clear GE silicone to re-seal the glass to the metal on the lense.
6. Let dry
Now... providing your light bulb holder still has a good gasket on it, there should be no more moisture problems. If not get a new O-ring to re-seal the bulb into the lense assembly.
Posted 25 October 2003 - 10:54 PM
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