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Old 29th November 2020, 09:39 PM
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Default Rear light condensation problem fixed (hopefully)

After buying a new rear inner light combo in september 2019 I thought I wouldn't have the dreaded condensation problems again. I decided to hopefully fix it once and for all. So I removed the unit could not visibly see where the seal had gone on the rear of the light but it was a very fine beading, I think it's a design flaw with all these ULO lights on the D3. So I dismantled the unit and no visible damage just water in between the facia and refective housing. Dried it out left overnight and sealed with granville clear silicone a thick beading this time not like factory hopefully this have fixed it so far so good.
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Old 29th November 2020, 10:58 PM
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I just used silicone grease on mine not the sealant and it's been fine. Like this https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00W6Q3B..._pTeXFbBHN4HBT
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Old 30th November 2020, 08:54 AM
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They're just badly designed I think with minimal beading and brittle plastic, I used tiniest amound of clear glue to hold the facia in place then sealed it all up, all good, worth catching early as the one before became so corroded I couldnt use it.
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