I have two minivans that had clouded headlights:
After a lot of research I decided to try the little kit
sold at SOME Walmarts (but mine didn't have it at the time,
so I bought at Advance Auto Parts in Sept. 2006 for less than $20,
if I recall.
I did the 1994 Carvavan first. It was a bit messy, but
fairly easy to use (although I think the printed instructions
had an error about which sandpaper to use first---you need
to use the coarser sandpaper first---I think they were color
coded and the instructions had the colors wrong, IIRC). It took
about an hour or so to do.
As I went through the process, I wasn't optimistic, but when
you put the final clear liquid on the lens, PRESTO....amazing:
cloudy becomes crystal clear. I mean, it was really great.
This clarity lasted for a year, and now the lenses are cloudy
again (not QUITE as cloudy as before, but not good).
This same product was totally worthless on the 1999 Voyager
which has the newer curved type of headlight assembly. On that one,
the damage to the lenses was not predominantlysurface damage, but deep
within the formerly clear plastic, and perhaps INSIDE the assembly too.
A few months ago, it got so bad that I shopped online and got
a pair of new ones for $169. (I still need to align them, and
I've asked for advice on this NG, but I don't think there's been
Anyway, I'm probably going to see if the kit manufacturer will
honor their warranty and send me a new kit so I can redo the 1994 van.
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