Cloudy or yellowed headlights can reduce your visibility at night. Headlight restoration can solve this problem. According to new research from AAA “clouded or yellowed headlights generate only 20 percent of the amount of light that new headlights do, leading to dangerous nighttime driving conditions. This decrease is caused by sunlight damage to protective plastic coatings, resulting in discoloration that considerably diminishes the headlight’s ability to provide adequate light on dark roadways.” AAA Auto Repair Article.
Luckily, there are options available to fix this problem. If the yellowing or cloudiness is on the outside you could replace the headlight assembly. However, headlight restoration can usually be performed at lower cost. We can help! If the yellowing or cloudiness is on the inside you will probably need to get a new headlight assembly.