Condensation in Headlights

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by Jarrett, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Jarrett

    Jarrett Rockstar 100 Posts

    I've got some crystal clear headlights for my 1998 Chevy, and one just started to fog up this week, after having them for over a year. Does anyone know how to prevent this? And also, does anyone know how to remove the condensation from the lens? Any help would be appreciated.
  2. bigdaddy77084

    bigdaddy77084 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    I have hear about big problems with aftermarket lights. fogging up,or the lens falling off.Or not having enough adjustment. I drilled a small hole in the bottom them before to let water out.
    Good luck.!!
  3. lalo56

    lalo56 Rockstar 100 Posts

    You will have to open it up and remove the water and then re-seal it. You have an opening that is allowing condensation to form.
  4. Kyles03

    Kyles03 Rockstar ROTM Winner

    Easy. Just let it sit out and dry completly, then use silicone around where the lense and housing meet up. That is where the moisture is getting in from.
  5. TritonBoulder47

    TritonBoulder47 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Also, make sure the gasket around the bulb isn't kinked or pinched...
  6. 97chevz71

    97chevz71 Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    I had a set with a name with a j. Could never get them to seal. Bought IPCW one and never had a problem.
  7. Jarrett

    Jarrett Rockstar 100 Posts

    I think mine are called American Eagle or something like that, but I bought them from the LMC Cataloge.

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