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post #6 of (permalink) Old 25th November 2009
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You could paint the headlight washer if you have somewhere under cover to do it.

It'll cost you approx £25 in materials and take 1/3 of a day (less if you have paint spraying experience).

Let me know if you go down this route, and I'll give you some tips regarding the method.

Rather than buying a 3rd keycard, I'd get the 2nd one reprogrammed, it'll be cheaper.

Regarding damage to the headlight caused by condensation - depends on the extent - it may also be an mot failure if the beam is affected. I'd assess how bad it is after a bit of use (car may have been standing some time).

Best of luck for being brave!


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