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Old 12-25-2013, 03:10 AM
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Why bmw Headlight easy to get water inside than others

I got water inside my headlight, if I leave it for someday, it will be gone, but it is very annoy to me to see such an expensive car like that. Once I'm driving at night, my front window get dirty, I had windscreen wiper to clean my windshield and headlight washer also rinse the water to clean the headlight and this cause condensation inside my headlight house, and it get dim. Does anyone experience like this ? or my headlight is not seal probably?
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:37 PM
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It's probably just your car. Get it fix under warranty.
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Old 12-26-2013, 07:03 AM
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Your headlights weren't seal properly.
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Old 12-26-2013, 02:12 PM
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I don't know about headlights but I can say never use a car wash's pressure wand around your tail lights. The rubber seal is not designed to hold off 1500 psig+ pressure. I got water in my M5 tail light with this mistake. I still use the washer in winter to knock off salt but change to low pressure DI water around all lights, front and rear.
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Old 12-26-2013, 06:26 PM
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I don't know about headlights but I can say never use a car wash's pressure wand around your tail lights. The rubber seal is not designed to hold off 1500 psig+ pressure. I got water in my M5 tail light with this mistake. I still use the washer in winter to knock off salt but change to low pressure DI water around all lights, front and rear.
this is quality problem, my headlight washer is deigned for the headlight, how come it cause the headlight condensation with strong pressure.
My cheap car Toyota, I wash the headlight with high pressure every time with no problem at all.
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Old 12-27-2013, 07:28 AM
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this is quality problem, my headlight washer is deigned for the headlight, how come it cause the headlight condensation with strong pressure.
My cheap car Toyota, I wash the headlight with high pressure every time with no problem at all.
No, I'm not referring to the headlight washer on your car. This should not cause the problem you describe. This would be a quality issue with the BMW. I'm saying if you ever take your car to a car wash that uses a power sprayer, don't point it at the rubber seal around the lights; the tail lights in particular.
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