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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Im looking for the gaskets that go inside the headlight access covers. After looking on a few oem sites I ...
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    Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    Im looking for the gaskets that go inside the headlight access covers. After looking on a few oem sites I cant seem to find them, any help please?

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    Not available. Must buy the whole door.

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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    Unless yours are broken in two, what's wrong with using Gasket Sealer, I believe #2,
    the NON-Hardening kind,as you are NOT in there, every day or week !
    Or Silicone Seal.
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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    I could go that route I suppose...I had a sealing problem before and combined the gaskets with some sealant. I installed 10000k HID's and cant see shit with them. Installing 4300k hids bulbs instead. So ill try just sealant by itself and hope it seals! THanks guys.

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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    I sealed mine with the clear silicone windshield stuff. Had to go in and replace the peanut bulbs, and had no trouble getting in.

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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    I meant in conjunction with the rubber gasket,
    NOT sure it would seal well without the rubber !
    Gaps are large.
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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    Yes, I used the clear silicone in conjunction with the foam seal that had a tear in it.

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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    I found one was put in wrong at the factory, the other wound up partially twisted when I put it back in...

    So I got to do it all...again.

    I used clear tub and tile caulk, and went so far as to seal the easy-to-access part of the inner panels' outer edge.

    I didn't want to take it apart a third time.

    Peanut bulbs are now LED, so I should be good for a decade.

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    Re: Part #'s for headlight assembly gaskets?

    I thought the same thing and the cheap Chinese LEDs went out in less than a year.
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    I got mine from superbright and ones flickering lasted 2 years.

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