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  1. Wildge

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    :Smile: Fiat X250
    Can anyone tell me how to get into the Main headlights on the Bolero. We keep getting a lot of ? condensation in the off-side and can't fathom out how to remove the plastic cover.:Sad:
    Don't want to force and break ???

    thanks
     
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    Consensus is that it is normal. Will dry out when used or in sunlight. Seems that most are like that?
     
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    I have not had condensation here but I have heard of others with the same experience who were trying to sort out the damp.... cannot remember reading the whole thread but I think there was a solution on MHF somewhere.

    Alan
     
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    Once you get the unit removed, you could remove the bulbs and stick the nozzle of a hair dryer in to dry it out ?
     
  5. Phill D

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    you need to take the top corner cover off ( 2 screws inside edge of bonnet and the plastic cover under the headlamp ( 1 screw insde edge of bonnet ) careful when pulling both of these off they have plastic clips which are a bit stubborn and can break off.

    you will then see the screws that hold the headlamp housing in place.

    i would as has been suggested, remove a rubber cap at the back of the light and the buld then hairdryer, then make sure you have a decent seal when you refit the rubber caps.

    the plastic front on the headlamps "appears to be simply clipped " in place with a seal under it. not sure i would risk messing with that could be expensive mistake.

    could try the good old sealing mastic ( neat small amount ) around the join of glass and body then use the hairdryer etc.
     
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    I had damp/misting in my nearside head light just replaced it search e-bay think I paid around £65 no problem since:thumb:
     
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    i think the plastic 'glass' and lamp body are bonded/welded and arent seperable.

    as said, once the lights are on they will burn off any condensation
     
  8. Wildge

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    headlights

    :thanks: for all the replies folks will investigate very carefully .................and then maybe leave it to the professionals :thumb:
     
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    waste of time drying it out it will only come back usually means there a crack or leak of some sort either live with it or replace im afraid
     
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