2004 LX470 Passenger Fog Light Dim

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Replaced the passenger side fog light bulb some weeks ago. Also took apart the housing to get gunk out of it. The housing seems to have a leak that lets in water and humidity. In the mornings you show up to the car and there's dew on the inside of the housing. I don't know if I messed up the reflective material or whatnot on the housing when I was cleaning it. I used a damp microfibre towel to just scoop the gunk away. Anycrap the bulb is dim asf inside the housing compared to driver side. Any fix? What's the issue?

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There is the driver side light.
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There is the passenger side light (the dim one).
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I think maybe I should have just posted this image and said "help me."
 

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It's a VERY reflective surface inside the housing. Even a thin layer of gunk left behind by a damp towel will cause what you see.

Your best bet is gently wiping with ISO alcohol and blow drying with something like a can of air duster.
 
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It's a VERY reflective surface inside the housing. Even a thin layer of gunk left behind by a damp towel will cause what you see.

Your best bet is gently wiping with ISO alcohol and blow drying with something like a can of air duster.
Duly noted, will rectify. Thanks.
 

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