Just wondering if anyone else has experienced moisture on the inside
of the headlight?...Noticed it one morning when there was a lot of
moisture in the air...It's been like that for about 2 months now...It
never dries up...Doesn't seem to impact visability while driving at
night, but I'm wondering if it might eventually shorten the life of
I used to see condensation form under my car's headlight lenses too. I
solved the problem by drilling a couple of 1/8" holes through the lenses to
allow the moisture to escape. Now if they fog up, it's only a few hours, at
most, until they clear up.
BTW, I replaced my car's stock headlight bulbs with Sylvania "Silver Star"
bulbs. I really like the look. It reminds me of the HID lights you see on
high end cars, and not at all like the cheap blue halogen bulbs that were so
popular in recent years. A nice upgrade, and legal across North America,
too, I'm told.
"Steve" wrote ...
I had the same problem on my 2003 ZX3 after using a high pressure car wash.
I managed to fix it by removing the rubber cap on the back of the headlamp
housing for a couple of hours on a warm dry day, then fitting it snugly back
into place. This gives the moisture a chance to escape from the housing.
Over the course of 18 months, b oth of the headlights on my 2002 LTW wagon
fogged up,. I just took the car to the dealer I bought it from and
theyswitched them out for new ones. No questions asked. No charge because
of the warranty. If it happens again after my warranty runs out I'll
follow some of the suggestions made here and make some provision for the
moisture to escape.
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