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Old 02-20-2008, 06:28 PM
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Hey guys I'm desperately trying to figure out how to disassemble my tail light, so I can clean out the condensation. I already have the tail light off the car, now I need to take it apart so I can clean it out. Please help!
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heat it up so the factor sealant becomes silky clean then re-heat let it seal by applying some pressure
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so it glued on? Should I blow a hair dryer inside?
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yeah that'll work, just make sure when you seal it back up make sure you seal it very tightly otherwise it'll fill with water again
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Old 02-20-2008, 06:46 PM
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NO! Put it in the oven for about 5 minutes at 300 degrees, pry it for about 30 seconds, put it back in for 2 monites, and do that until you get it apart or you'll break it like I did. Patience.
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dude i forgot the most important part, go look at si speeds tail light mod and ask him if he has any tips for you, my bad lol
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So I don't have to worry about any clips or anything? Just heat, pry, heat, pry, etc untill it comes off?

Will a microwave work? (JK)
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No, a microwave won't work. There are little prongs but you can see them on the back side of the light. Look at my write-up though. It was with a 4th gen but it's the same concept.
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Dude I was just kidding. Thats what (JK) means. LOL :p

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Dude I was just kidding. Thats what (JK) means. LOL :p

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Re: Tail light condensation.

Shockingly, I had this problem too. Put some Rice (no jokes allowed) in the assembly and let it stay there for a couple of days, then shake it out.... All fixed...
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Re: Tail light condensation.

makes sense^^^ they do that in salt shakers to keep moisture out and keep the salt from clumping up
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Re: Tail light condensation.

Also, if you drop your phone in water, throw it in a ziplock bag with rice. Presto. :)
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Re: Tail light condensation.

unless you swim with it in your pocket for 20min then that dont work:noidea:
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Re: Tail light condensation.

Also those cilica packets that are in your shoes when you buy them work really well, my friend had them in his RSX when he pulled the headlight apart and painted them
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