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2002 Mustang GT-How to remove clear lens from headlight unit?

So my driver-side headlight has been getting condensation in it recently. Today I took it off to let it sit in the sun and dry up, but I noticed that there are dried water spots on the INSIDE of the lens. How do I separate the clear plastic lens from the entire headlight housing. I need to be able to clean the lens itself to get rid of the waterspots. Then I can just re-seal it with the sealant.

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Seal around the joints, but I dont think you will separate it with out breaking it


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Heat it in the oven for 10 minutes at 275 degrees f on a piece of wet cardboard and then take a screwdriver around the edge and wiggle it off. After your done make sure to clean it up with a razor blade and then apply sealant all along the edge making sure no water gets in.

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your going to have to bake it in the oven, make sure you wear mittens of course its not gonna be a fun task if you dont. Just like the post above me said, bake it take a screwdriver with the lens off clean it out then put it back in the oven for a short time to heat up the sealant and push it back together let it sit put it back on. Ive had to do it twice already.
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