Cloudy or foggy headlights? It’s easy and cheap to clean them at home. And you have everything you need in your kitchen! Make your car shine like new again with toothpaste, baking soda, vegetable oil and Scott paper towels. This tip is AJ Allmendinger approved!
How to: clean foggy headlights. Cooking oil works to lubricate and lift dirt and residue from car headlights. Use an oil-based cooking spray or a simple bottle of vegetable oil. Rub onto the headlight with a cloth or soft brush, scrubbing to remove any built-in residue. Toothpaste and Baking Soda: In a dish, combine a spoonful of toothpaste with a spoonful of baking soda. This will create an easy-to-apply paste that you can use with an old toothbrush or rough sponge. Rub directly onto…
Quick, cheap way to clean foggy headlights. All you have to do is spray a few squirts of OFF bug spray on to lights and wipe then rinse. These pics are genuine, no filter, straight from my back yard. This is no joke! This stuff really works!
How to Clean Your Car Headlights 1. The first step is to apply some toothpaste on a dry cloth. 2. Once the toothpaste is on the cloth, begin to rub the headlight cover with it until the grime comes off. 3. Keep rubbing the toothpaste in circular motions until the grime breaks down all the way. After that proceed to rinse with water and wipe down with a wet cloth.
Fix foggy headlights with homemade stuff. Toothpaste, windex, and a sock.. Spray windex on light (be generous) and then put toothpaste on sock (you will need about a tablespoon for the job) and rub in and keep spraying with windex as you rub in the toothpaste. To remove take a clean rag. And boom..clean headlights.
After a few years of regular driving your headlights may become foggy and yellowed. Foggy headlights diminish the amount of light projected on the road at night and they become diffused. Diffused light shows less detail than non diffused light and can be a safety issue. Headlights are made of a plastic that gets micro-pitted over time and what you want to do is remove all of those small perfections. By using a restoration kit like the one in this Instructable you can restore your headlights to a crystal clear almost new state. Most kits are very similar and range in price from $10 to $30 dollars.