answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy
Headlight Cleaning or ReplacementHere is advice:
  • Try polishing the lenses with a polish intended for acrylic (Lucite). This will often remove the yellowed outer surface of the lens, leaving it clear.
  • If you do need to replace the yellow headlights, it's only a 45 minute job for both. Open hoods, located the approximately 6 snap ring retainers on the engine side of the head lamp. Remove them, long with the headlight connectors, then pull straight out. That's it.
  • Another thing to try is regular automotive paste wax. Apply with a damp cloth, and use another damp cloth to wipe it off BEFORE it dries. Do a small area at a time, rubbing gently until the plastic clears. This also works well for hard water areas leaving a mineral deposit on the lenses.
  • You can also buy new ones on eBay for around 30 dollars a piece handling included. That is what I'm doing.
  • Another thing that I learned that is real simple and very effective is to remove the lens from the car or mask off the light with tape and newspaper. Removal is better because you can lay it flat and less chances of runs. Buy a can of clearacrylic spray pain at the auto parts store. It is also called clear coat. Take some 600 grit sand paper and a sanding sponge and sand the yellow off and any other imperfections. Don't worry about over sanding, 600 grit doesn't take off much. Once you have a nice frosty look to the lens take some rubbing alcohol applied to a rag and wipe it clean then allow to dry. Follow instructions on can and spray an even coat of acrylic over the entire lens. It might look milky at first but be patient and that will clear. Allow to dry then lightly sand again with 600 grit paper, just to give the paint something to stick to. Wipe again with alcohol the spray another coat. Once dry reassemble everything. Looks good doesn't it. This works for tail lenses too. It makes them as shiny as new. This is what the shops do and it only costs about $8.00 for everything. I have done several of my cars without any bad results besides when impatience gets the best of me.
User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-09-13 00:36:50
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: How do you clean or replace yellow headlights on a 1996 Ford Crown Victoria?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

How do you replace a speedometer cable in a 92 crown Victoria?

How to replace a speedometer cable in a crown vic


Why is there no power to the headlights no power to the headlights on a 1994 Crown Victoria?

Bad switch? Headlight Relay Fuse/Breaker needs replacement


Why do headlights go on and off on a 1999 crown Victoria p71?

the 4way mutil.switch. Headlights. turn sig. wiper washer. I was not the lcm.


How do you use the bright lights in a Crown Victoria?

You don't say what year of Ford Crown Victoria , but if you move the turn signal lever forward it will turn on the high beam headlights


Why will headlights work when on bright but not on dim on a 1990 Ford Crown Victoria?

You've got a bad headlight switch and need to replace it, that's the switch you pull in the dash to turn the lights on. That's why the headlights only work on bright but not dim.


How do you operate the beams on a 1998 Crown Victoria?

On a 1998 Ford Crown Victoria : If you mean that you want to turn on the high beam headlights ( push the turn signal lever forward , away from you )


How to replace starter in 1992 Crown Victoria?

dont get a 1992 crown victoria. Set the car on fire and collect the insurance, then get a new car.


A diagram to replace a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX serpentine Belt?

I need a diagram of 2003 ford crown victoria serpentine belt.


How do you replace pinion seal on 2006 crown Victoria?

Old out, new in


Why are your 92 crown Victoria headlights going on and off?

It usually means that there is either a short in the circuit or the breaker is faulty.


1994 ford crown Victoria headlights keep blinking while driving?

most likely bad switch


How do you replace heater core in 2000 crown Victoria?

How to remove the heat core housing on a 2001 crown Victoria? I remove the dashboard, can't get heat core housing out.


How do you replace the heater core for a 2000 Crown Victoria?

Get a manual on your car from AUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM


How do you tighten the door on a 94 Ford Crown Victoria?

You can't. Have to replace the hinge.


How do you restart computer on Crown Victoria?

Pull off the battery cables and replace


How do you replace the parking brake cable on a 08 Crown Victoria?

very carefully


How much to replace tie rods on 1997 crown Victoria?

The total cost, including parts and labor, to replace the tie rods on a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria ranges from $215 to $335. The cost can vary depending on where you go.


How do you replace the steering column shift tube on a 1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria?

how to replace shifter tube


How do you repair an oil cooler on a 1999 Crown Victoria interceptor?

If it is leaking, then best to replace it.


How do you adjust the rear brakes on a 2001 crown Victoria?

There is no adjustment on disc brakes. Replace them.


How do you replace fuel pump for 1994 crown Victoria?

You have to drop the fuel tank. It's in there.


How do you replace fuel pump on 1987 crown Victoria?

You must drop the fuel tank.


What would cause the headlights radio and dome lights to quit when headlights are turned on in a 1996 crown vic?

I would replace the headlight switch as Ford has had their share of these problems.


How do you adjust the headlights on 2002 Ford Crown Victoria?

Remove that wide black plastic piece above the headlights. Then using a 4 mm socket you have to turn the screws with black plastic around them.


How do you replace the oxygen sensor in a 2000 crown Victoria police interceptor?

Located on catalytic converter