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Hi all, I’ve got an Audi A5 3.0tdi Quattro 2009, one my headlights is full of condensation and the other must’ve had condensation a while ago and has left a horrible white residue, i think the car is too old to complain to Audi about it so I would like to replace both lamps but the price of original Audi parts is mental, is there any cheaper aftermarket ones I could go for? Any links would be great
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Would you not decide to re/seal them yourself again?
Lots of tutorials online on how to fix and re-seal headlights! Would save you a wad of cash and a days worth of work mind you.

If not, maybe eBay is your best bet!

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Would you not decide to re/seal them yourself again?
Lots of tutorials online on how to fix and re-seal headlights! Would save you a wad of cash and a days worth of work mind you.

If not, maybe eBay is your best bet!

~Alex
Cheers mate, just had a look at a few videos, looks easy enough, just got to stick them in the oven for a minute to heat the glue and then prize them apart, then clean them up, and resell with etc silicone and some 2 part plastic repair for the corners. Shouldn’t be too difficult, better than spending £700+ on some new ones!
 

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Cheers mate, just had a look at a few videos, looks easy enough, just got to stick them in the oven for a minute to heat the glue and then prize them apart, then clean them up, and resell with etc silicone and some 2 part plastic repair for the corners. Shouldn’t be too difficult, better than spending £700+ on some new ones!
Reseal with RTV silicone, stupid auto correct
 

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Reseal with RTV silicone, stupid auto correct
Yup, make sure you use the correct sealant. But most importantly, if it didn’t seal well, just re-start again! It’s not a big deal to be honest.

Just make sure the final prep is good before you seal so that there’s no points where water can get in through micro gaps/channels 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Update up with pics before and after, ☺
~Alex
 
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