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when i worked as a service mgr for a honda and volvo dealership then in an rv dealership any time there was water and/or condensation inside a light assembly they would drill one or two 1/8 holes at the very bottom of the lens. this let water out and vented the assembly to prevent condensation. sometimes you can get lucky sealing them and other times not. anyway it's cheaper than purchasing a new lite assembly

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when i worked as a service mgr for a honda and volvo dealership then in an rv dealership any time there was water and/or condensation inside a light assembly they would drill one or two 1/8 holes at the very bottom of the lens. this let water out and vented the assembly to prevent condensation. sometimes you can get lucky sealing them and other times not. anyway it's cheaper than purchasing a new lite assembly



my two cents and has always worked for me


So Honda Volvo and Jim bobs rob's voice shack ripped people off,by not replacing faulty equipment that eventually failed after the warranty ran out?

Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to demand a replacement for condensation in a light assembly.


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I always wanted to add goldfish to headlights with water in them...

If it shows condensation in a sealed light, it should be replaced under warranty, or at least re-sealed The drill a hole and let the water out was used on tail lights for boat trailers. leaving a hole in a headlight assembly can cause contamination to cloud the inside of the assembly and contaminate the bulb causing it to heat up and burn out.
 

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warranty did replace the light assembly when the warranty was still in affect. some of those light assemblies ain't worth crap and to replace them every couple of years is useless when venting the light works fine and did not cloud the inside up or they wouldn't have done that without the owners consent. sometimes trying to reseal a light assembly looks like a halfassed patch job
 

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I never owned a Honda or a Volvo so I can't speak for the workmanship or quality of their products but you gotta do what you gotta do I guess.
 
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