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Ok so today in vancouver the temp has fallen to roughly 10 degrees celcius. what i noticed was that there was moisture inside the headlights. from what i know, this is something bad right? it means that the part was not "sealed" correctly and then the moisture can damage the electrical components. am i right or just too worried?
 

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RTFM

If it goes away after you turn the car on then it's a non issue.

If it stays there then it still probably isnt and issue

if you notice water in there collecting after a rain then it probably is an issue
 

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but can it be sealed better so there is NO moisture inside? cause if moisture can go in......means dust can too right?
 

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There is a TSB in KIATECHINFO.com about it. it reads like this:

There are two main causes for headlamp fogging: Normal condensation, or a water leak.
1. Normal Moisture / Condensation With a drop in air temperature, condensation droplets may form on the inside of the cool headlamp lens. This condition is NORMAL and can usually be eliminated by turning on the headlamps with the engine running for several minutes. Repair or replacement is not required.

2. Water Leak If water pools at the bottom of the headlamp assembly or if fogging remains after the headlamps have been left on for more than 30 minutes with the engine running, this condition may be caused by a water leak. The condition should be diagnosed, and repaired as needed. Such a condition may result from a poor seal between the housing and lens or socket, from cracks in the headlamp assembly, or from a poor fit.
 

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There is a TSB on it. They will tell you to go to hell.
oops i see someone posted that already.
 

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Ive had the same problem. When the moisture dries it leaves water spots on the inside of the headlight. Any ideas on fixing that without having to bake it?
 
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