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    Condensation

    I may have found one of the issues with the headlight. It appears to have a lot of condensation inside the actual unit. I am going to Imagine this wouldn't help the brightness of the light. So how do I remove the condensation
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    That isn't an easy question to answer on a forum.

    Check there are no cracks or splits in the headlamp. There is a bag of crystals you can put in the headlamp to remove condensation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keithuk View Post
    That isn't an easy question to answer on a forum.

    Check there are no cracks or splits in the headlamp. There is a bag of crystals you can put in the headlamp to remove condensation.
    Hmmm, what are these crystals? Might need to see if I can get a hold of some.

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    I don't remember the name of these crystals but you can Google crystals for removing condensation, moisture.
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    Desiccant crystals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crasher View Post
    Desiccant crystals.
    Perfect thank you will have a look

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    Kontrol Moisture Absorbant Crystals. Worked for me in many situations.
    8 for a 2.5kg bag. Well known mail order.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam&Anne View Post
    Kontrol Moisture Absorbant Crystals. Worked for me in many situations.
    8 for a 2.5kg bag. Well known mail order.
    OK thanks.
    What do you do with them? Just put them in the light housing? Or somewhere in the engine bay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jambo84 View Post
    OK thanks.
    What do you do with them? Just put them in the light housing? Or somewhere in the engine bay?
    This is going to take a bit of thinking and research on your part. These crystals work very well but as for the inside of a headlight. Hmmm
    When they are at work and have removed any condensation they solidify into an unpleasant lump which would cause nasty damage.
    Not sure about this method but someone will hopefully enlighten me - and you.
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    Nice one Crasher Desiccant crystals.
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