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water in headlights

We had a big storm here last night and when I went to work this morning I noticed that the drivers side headlight has water in it. It has around 2 inches of water in it. There is no visible cracks or holes on the outside so I don't know where the water is coming in at. The only thing I can think of is the HID bulb wasnt exactly tight in the light housing and it got in there, but how did water get to that point? I didnt even drive it in the rain last night it was just sitting in the driveway. Any suggestions as to what the problem is?

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Drill a hole to drain it, 1/8 inch bit in the lower corner, Problem solved
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Mine had standing water in it, I did a retrofit. Now it's got projectors and HID's. I never found a hole or the source of the leak

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I drained the water out, but I still dont like that it can get in there. May buy another set and tear them down, wanted to paint them anyway.

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I tore mine apart and painted them and used black 3M window cauk to seal them back up. I've never had an issue.

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On my '01, I had a leak between the lens and the reflector body. I took it out and caulked between the two sections. Hasn't leaked since.

Could be what's happening with yours.


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Took mine apart, painted the yellow reflector black and removed the chrome finish on the bowls. Pretty trick looking headlights now. Look smoked.


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