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I have a 2007 Toyota Camry, hybrid and the head lights on…

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I have a 2007 Toyota Camry, hybrid and the head lights on dim are dangerously dim. I went to a dealer and they said I would have to replace the whole units at a cost of $500+ per unit. What can I do to get adequate lights without spending so much money? I have changed the bulbs twice. I have had the lens cleaned and polished twice.

Mechanic's Assistant: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Toyota Mechanic. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

I have not checked the fuses or the connections.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Camry Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have changed the bulbs twice and had the front lens cleaned and buffed twice. I am trying to do it myself but I have taken it to the Toyota dealership in Tupelo, MS.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No I believe that is a pretty clear picture of my problem.

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Toyota Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hi, My name is Jay

If the lens is cloudy then you will have to replace the entire lamp assembly. The dealer one will cost you around $500 but you can buy the complete lens for less than $100 aftermarket. Here is but one web site that sells the lens for less than $100.

http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/shop_years/toyota-camry-headlight-2007.html

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Toyota Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 6 months ago

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
My lens are not cloudy. On bright I have plenty of light.
Toyota Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 6 months ago

Then why did the dealer say you had to replace the len assembly?

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Toyota Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 6 months ago

Do you have the projector type lens over the light bulbs? These look like 3 inch lens where the bulb is?

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