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Old 05-08-2017, 07:25 AM   #1
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Cloudy side cameras

On my 2013 Canyon Star I noticed both side cameras are very cloudy. We use the RV in the winter in the northeast where our winter roads are salted. My best guess is salt/road grime has damaged the lens covers. Does anyone know how to replace /fix the outer lenses? On TV is see advertisements for head light lense restorer thinking of trying that but wanted to get some opinions...
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I suspect moisture inside the cameras clouding the lens. If it was salt or chloride it would also damage the headlamp lens, which face front.
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I've got the same issue on my 2014 Canyon Star. Both side camera lenses are cloudy to the point that they are unusable. Has anyone tried polishing them?
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Old 06-19-2017, 01:56 PM   #4
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I had one side camera failure, I believe due to moisture /water.
So now I used some silicone sealer to close the 2 openings at the top of the
camera housing,but left the 2 bottom holes open. So far the images are clear.
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I have a 2009 Ventana with the same issue on my left side camera. I thought it was moisture and took the camera apart as far as I could. No moisture. I compared the lens to the opposite side and the haze did appear to be on the surface. I used a restorer called micromesh and it worked very well. A am guessing that the headlight restorer will work just as well. I hope this helps.
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