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Old 03-03-2013, 10:28 AM
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I noticed condensation in my lights two days after I bought it, like RamTech posted, I do not think this is normal, the assembly should be water-tight. Does anyone know if this a '13-only issue? Or is it common among the 4th Gen trucks?
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I noticed condensation in my lights two days after I bought it, like RamTech posted, I do not think this is normal, the assembly should be water-tight. Does anyone know if this a '13-only issue? Or is it common among the 4th Gen trucks?

Seems to be a 2013 thing, many think its cause of the LED's, they replaced the regular Front position lamps (parking lamps, standing lamps)whatever you want to call them with LED's, it is thought that these do not generate enough heat like halogen incandescent bulbs, so the inside of the headlamp unit is never warm enough to rid it of condensation. I thought I was going to have the same issues on my 2012 headlamps that I made with projectors and LED's, but I have had them on for 3 weeks now and nothing, no condensation to speak of, and I have been watching them. Also, when i took these apart to install the projectors, at the top there are 2 vent holes with very fine screens on them, you can flash a flashlight through them and you see the light from the other side, this tells me vents for heat to move out of the lamp unit but not let humidity back in. Just an observation, but still, don't think headlamp units should have condensation in them, after a few years they will look like crap. JMO


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Since when is condensation in the lights normal, let alone acceptable?
That is about as acceptable as my temp being 8 degrees off and RAM can't do anything about it. 500 miles on the truck
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Outside temperature?
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Hummm? My outside temp is about six to eight degrees lower than it should be.
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What are you comparing it to, to determine that it's off by eight degrees?
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What are you comparing it to, to determine that it's off by eight degrees?
Comparing it to the actual temperature outside. My 08 ram was the same thing. Completely unacceptable.
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Comparing it to the actual temperature outside. My 08 ram was the same thing. Completely unacceptable.
I firgured that much.

What I meant was what tool exactly are you using to measure the outside temperature to determine the EVIC readout is off by your claim?

My EVIC temp readout is also off. When I used an outside wall mounted thermometer we have on our deck [THIS], it was only a degree off; sometimes on par. When I compared to to an App I have on my phone, it was off by almost 6-degrees at times.
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I firgured that much.

What I meant was what tool exactly are you using to measure the outside temperature to determine the EVIC readout is off by your claim?

My EVIC temp readout is also off. When I used an outside wall mounted thermometer we have on our deck [THIS], it was only a degree off; sometimes on par. When I compared to to an App I have on my phone, it was off by almost 6-degrees at times.
Same here, if I check my outside temperature unit in my yard to my trucks, It is usually spot on or near it when I first start my truck during the day.
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