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Old 04-02-2011, 06:53 PM   #1
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Condensation in headlight

Just got our 2004 Itasca on a ford e350 chassis a couple of weeks ago. Noticed today that there was some condensation in the right headlight. Should I be concerned about this? If so, what can I do to correct this? Thanks!
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Just got our 2004 Itasca on a ford e350 chassis a couple of weeks ago. Noticed today that there was some condensation in the right headlight. Should I be concerned about this? If so, what can I do to correct this? Thanks!
If its a sealed beam headlight, replace it. If it is a headlight where you can replace the bulb assembly without replacing the whole headlight, replace the bulb.

The water will eventually migrate out on its own, but it might corrode the reflector.
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Old 04-02-2011, 08:14 PM   #3
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Years ago i was able to pull the lens off my 89 Ford F-450 tow truck headlight assembly and then reseal it at its peremiter. It was a royal pain getting the two pieces apart with out breaking them. at the time it save me a bunch of money.
You might find brand new headlight assemblys on fleabay cheap.
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Thanks for the help. took assembly out and saw where the moisture was getting in. Dried it out with a hair dryer and resealed it with some flowable silicone meant for that purpose. Keeping my fingers crossed that I got it.
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if its a capsule style head light there may be weep holes in the bottom edge that get clogged with bugs and dirt this will stop the moisture from draining and cause excessive condensation
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Moisture in Headlights

I have the same issue on my 2000 Bounder. As I never drive at Night, I was thinking of putting goldfish in them.
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I have the same issue on my 2000 Bounder. As I never drive at Night, I was thinking of putting goldfish in them.
Not goldfish! Electric eels then you have extra power and lights if you decide to drive at night. Great conversation piece
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