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Old 08-08-2005, 07:30 PM   #1
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The other day after a big rain I noticed there was dampness in the lense of the main head light. The next day I looked again and there was much more and was collecting on the bottom of the lense.

We had been using the air/generator while packing the rig off and on for the last few days.

Did check the lense for crack or chip nothing there.

Any clue would be helpful

Bob
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The other day after a big rain I noticed there was dampness in the lense of the main head light. The next day I looked again and there was much more and was collecting on the bottom of the lense.

We had been using the air/generator while packing the rig off and on for the last few days.

Did check the lense for crack or chip nothing there.

Any clue would be helpful

Bob
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Old 08-09-2005, 06:00 AM   #3
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I had this problem once with a car headlight. The DMV actually failed my inspection because of the condensation. Even though you cannot see any cracks, there must be a broken seal somewhere. One solution would be to order a new replacement assembly which can be pretty expensive. What I did for the car was to drill two small holes in the bottom of the lens assembly to let the moisture out.
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The rubber seal on bulb socket may have dried out causing cool air at night to condence on lens surface. You could try replacing bulb or do what Rob tried be careful don't crack lens. "007"
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Old 08-09-2005, 09:07 AM   #5
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Thanks fella's sure am glad you are here to help.
I will give these threads to hubby. He wondered about that rubber seal thing and now you give the hint of drillilg a small hole hehhehehehe. I like that verses $$$$$.


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Took the whole headlight out, it is a rather tight fit to get in behind there but got it out. The rubber seal on the bulb socket was dried out, Bob asked me to tell you thanks lot's 007, he cleaned and I dried the lense out with the fan and it has been doing just great.

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Instead of drilling a hole and risking the breakage, try melting a hole. If you still have it out, melt one or two where it can't be seen.
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I had the same problem mysefl with my old Coachmen. My solution was the same as Rob Hentges. I drilled holes in the bottom. Out drained the water. No more problems after that.
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