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Old 01-13-2012, 02:01 PM
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My license plate light housing was replaced by a bodyshop after an accident repair. Now the housing is melting (see photo). Has anyone had this issue or heard of it?
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My license plate light housing is melting. It was just replaced (new) buy a body shop after an accident and now it's melting see the photo attached. I've searched the net but nothing specfic to this. Has anyone else had this issue?
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That is really freaking weird!

What type of light bulbs are you running? I cant see them being hot enough to melt the plastic but I have seen weirder things happen....



The stock tail lights melted/broke the lens on my camaro once... but it was like a perfect storm type of scenario...
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I have never see anything like that. Weird.
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Could they have heated it up at the shop to make it fit? Or possibly heat up the metal around it for bodywork? I would think that if it was the bulb or electrical the lens would have a hole melted through by now.
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Cheap China Chit - probably not a Mopar part?
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Go back to the body shop and let them see it. The longer you wait the less likely they will fix it at their expense.
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Ya take it back if it were the bulb the lens would melt dont wait to long with shit like that you might wind up catching your truck on fire.
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