How can I restore discoloured plastic headlights?

Any advice on reducing the discolouration of plastic headlamp lenses?.

Asked on 8 July 2024 by J.C.R. Rogers.

Answered by David Ross
Oxidisation or discolouration of headlamp lenses is not an uncommon problem, usually caused by headlight exposure to UV rays and the affects of weather. A good headlight restoration kit will not only provide the required cutting compounds to remove the affected areas, but also include a polish or sealant that will protect the surface of the headlight and reduce or prevent the effect from occurring in the future. We'd recommend the 3M Headlight Restoration Kit which is uner £20 on Amazon.
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