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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-27-2007 Thread Starter
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2005+ Mustang Headlight Reflector - Black & Flaking

Please could some members take a look into their headlights and look carefully at the "dome" that sits in front of the halogen bulb. I notice that this device in both headlights of my 2005 Mustang V6 has gone black and in one the black surface is cracked and peeling.

Since I noticed this a week ago, I have looking at the headlights of many late model vehicles with clear lenses and notice that the "dome" is very shiny. This includes a whole variety of Ford products, including my wife's Escape.

I looked at the front view pictures of the gallery and it appears that several 2005+ Mustangs all have a "black" dome in front of the bulb so perhaps this is normal. I am using stock bulbs.

If other members report back that their cars are like mine, I'll forget about it. If yours are shiny, I will be at the dealer.

Many thanks.

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Mine are black domed. So what is your question? Is this normal, yes it is.

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My passenger side light is doing the flaking thing. What is the dome for? The stock bulbs suck at night. I want to upgrade, but I'm not 100% sure whick bulbs to get.

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Mine are black. Both are shiny and smooth.

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