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The driver side seal on my headlight has failed an I am getting condensation on the inside of the lens. Does anyone know a source for the seal only....the lens is in reasonably good condition
 

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The driver side seal on my headlight has failed an I am getting condensation on the inside of the lens. Does anyone know a source for the seal only....the lens is in reasonably good condition
The seal is not rubber; it's a putty-like goo. (Not spelt Gru, minion ;))
So when you open the headlight halves, the seal can be stretched to create a complete seal again, and tidied back into the bottom of the groove.

Wash out the inside of the lens, so there are no dirt residues left on the lens for the heat of the bulb to set hard. Use a hair-dryer to ensure the inside of the headlight is nice and dry. Clip back together. Result!
 

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Oh, yes, and we are answering your question.
But a similar mechanism is that (one of) the caps on the back of the lamp is misplaced or missing. You need to check that these (and the seals around them) are correctly fitted.
 

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can you get the headlights out without removing the bumper one of mine mists up
Yes, really easy.
For standard headlights, unlatch and remove the indicator, disconnect indicator, then undo the three bolts.
After a slight wiggle, the headlight will be in your hand, and you will then have to disconnect the wiring and the vacuum levelling servo.
Done!

(I'll come back to this with more detail in a short time)
 

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