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Old 01-31-2013, 11:00 PM
yyzzhottop yyzzhottop is offline
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Mein Auto: 325 ci
Great thanks. I v had the same problem.

Originally Posted by pablo645 View Post
The head lamps are sealed and the only entrance into it is the bulb compartment cover. I was told that the rubber seal on the covers will go bad ofter awhile and this break in the seal will cause the condensation to build up. The rubber looses it's elasticity and form due to the high temp it's exposed to such as the HID builds and engine heat. Like with any rubber product, extreme hot and cold will cause it to break down. Try changing the rubber seal and see if that solve your problem. I've seen a post where small insects some how got into the housing as well so you know the rubber seal is no longer doing it's job.
I had the same problem with heavy condensation after going through car wash... It burnt out the bulb and I had to replace the control unit.... $1,200.00. Dealers says they can't find the source of water entering... After a week the bulb went out again, now the dealer wants another $2,500.00 for a complete headlight assembly...
Is there a better ( cheaper solution)
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