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Old 01-21-2013, 01:38 AM
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If you are actually getting condensation in the low/high beam compartment and you added HID's I would say when you did you either broke the seal or never properly put the seal in place. The other issue would be when you did put your HID's in you may have done it in a high moisture area. Whenever one chages a headlight bulb whether changing a factory bulb to factory buld or adding HID's. One should always do it in a dry environment.

One should always take a blow dryer or heat gun to heat the inside of the bulb compartment before installing the bulb. This will remove any condensation and moister that got into the sealed bulb compartment. This is also a way to remove and fix the condensation issue in headlight low/high beam compartments.


My truck has 512k on it and the whole inside of the high low area has the snowflake type frost on the inside of it. Few of the ones sitting on the lot in town have it too. Definitely a problem that needs fixed.
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Wow! Chrysler really shit the bed on this one... glad to hear they're taking care of their customers. I'm gonna keep my quads and wait for a fix before I get the projectors.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:24 AM
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This issue is not only affecting the Rams, 2011 and up Chrysler 300's are also having this problem.
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If you are actually getting condensation in the low/high beam compartment and you added HID's I would say when you did you either broke the seal or never properly put the seal in place. The other issue would be when you did put your HID's in you may have done it in a high moisture area. Whenever one chages a headlight bulb whether changing a factory bulb to factory buld or adding HID's. One should always do it in a dry environment.

One should always take a blow dryer or heat gun to heat the inside of the bulb compartment before installing the bulb. This will remove any condensation and moister that got into the sealed bulb compartment. This is also a way to remove and fix the condensation issue in headlight low/high beam compartments.

For one... This has been happening since new... 2 This is an issue Chrysler just won't admit to it. 3 its not the hid's causing the issue i just put them in and it started way befor i put the hid's in. 4 Fog gathers infront of led's and curves all the way up the light sometimes up to 5inches wide in some places. It depends on the temp outside and the humidity level.
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Wow! Chrysler really shit the bed on this one... glad to hear they're taking care of their customers. I'm gonna keep my quads and wait for a fix before I get the projectors.
Great post I love it when someone is descriptive and to the point, it gave me my laugh for today!
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Any updates on this issue?
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yeah chrysler says it isn't an issue, so we get to live with it......
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Looking at the set of '13 projectors that I have, the route of entry that I see is the lower vent. I would try silicone on the lower vent to seal it off and keep the upper vent open. Then heat the entire assembly to vaporize and expel any moisture. This should stop moisture intrusion and allow any build up to vent out the top.
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what did NHTSA say ?
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it is a safety issue, you can't see & the moisture causes light reflection in weird ways, blinding oncoming drivers
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The fact of the matter is these guys are driving a brand new 2013 truck that's hovering at and around 50K; they shouldn't have to do a SINGLE thing from their end to rectify the issue.

Shame on you Chrysler is you're telling these owners it's 'normal.'

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