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There's dust inside the headlight housing on both side

There's dust particles inside the headlight housing on both side right by the DRL LED's....is there anyways to clean it out.....? I don't mind removing the headlights out and blow it out or vacuum it or something but I'm afraid it might get condensated.... any input....

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These headlamps are open to the enviroment so its gonna happen. This is for air exchange to let fog out. You can hook a vac to the vent and maybe suck some out or a hooker maybe

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So this is a common issue that you'll have to live with?

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I have seen/heard of it many times and im sure there are many more than dont notice or worry about it. I have it myself. But like I said I bet you can vac some out.

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maybe time to upgrade to an ecode? =)

I have some water marks inside and thinking about upgrading them to an ecode...
can't stand those water marks
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maybe time to upgrade to an ecode? =)

I have some water marks inside and thinking about upgrading them to an ecode...
can't stand those water marks
What do u mean by ecode?

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It's normal.
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ecode= euro spec headlamp. No amber corners, they are clear.

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There's dust particles inside the headlight housing on both side right by the DRL LED's....is there anyways to clean it out.....?
remove headlights and bulbs and use a blower to blow it out, then vacuum with a straw attachment (bottom right):

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