How to Resurface Faded Plastic Headlights?

Answer This lesson will show you how to resurface an automotive headlight that may have a plastic lens that has faded or turned cloudy.

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How to Resurface Plastic Headlights?

The outer surface of a plastic headlight is exposed to high speed impact of road debris (such as sand, dust, bugs, water and oils), ultra-violet radiation from the sun, and oxidizing agents. All of... Read More »

How to Restore Faded Headlights?

Headlights lose clarity over time and use due to sunlight, rain, snow, road debris and chemicals. Headlights may fade, yellow, oxidize, fog or simply become less clear. This is a result of the oute... Read More »

How to Clear Up Old Faded Headlights?

Headlights are routinely encased in clear plastic housings. These make them safer, lighter and less expensive. However, clear plastic tends to fade, discolor and get murky with age and use and it i... Read More »

What to Use to Clean Foggy or Faded Headlights?

Over time, headlights can become foggy or faded from road salt, soil, bug stains and deterioration of the plastic. In addition, moisture behind the lens can cause a foggy appearance. The issue may ... Read More »