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Old 07-10-2013, 10:11 AM
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I just picked up my truck yesterday and everything looked great except for minor chip on the hood and passenger mirror which they are fixing, but after driving around for awhile my headlights and fog lights starting fogging up. I am assuming that its not normal to have this happen. Weather was rainy and very humid but half the head light shouldn't fog up don't you think?
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That is definitely worth a mention. They should be 100% water tight. On the other hand .... my last ram drove around with one fog light 1/2 full of water for about a year. The water got in but could not figure out how to leave?? Since the truck had 190,000 miles on her I opted not to bother the service dept.
I would think they would have no problem replacing a couple leaking lights.
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I am presuming you have the projector/LED units, if so this is a known issue with the new headlights that are LED and projectors. Do a search up top and other threads on this will be found. Or look in the Lighting section you will see you are not alone. Seems it has to do with the LED's are not hot and help dissipate the condensation. Most head lamps have holes at the top of the unit in the rear, these are covered with one way vapor paper, it lets the condensation out when it gets hot in the headlamp housing but with the LED's it seems it does not heat up as much in there. Of course now you might have issues with them, but from what I have read this is the issue. Hope this helps
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[QUOTE=spoiler;1146435]That is definitely worth a mention. They should be 100% water tight. On the other hand .... my last ram drove around with one fog light 1/2 full of water for about a year. The water got in but could not figure out how to leave?? Since the truck had 190,000 miles on her I opted not to bother the service dept.
I would think they would have no problem replacing a couple leaking lights.[/

I also think it should be water tight also. Hope it can be fixed.
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I am presuming you have the projector/LED units, if so this is a known issue with the new headlights that are LED and projectors. Do a search up top and other threads on this will be found. Or look in the Lighting section you will see you are not alone. Seems it has to do with the LED's are not hot and help dissipate the condensation. Most head lamps have holes at the top of the unit in the rear, these are covered with one way vapor paper, it lets the condensation out when it gets hot in the headlamp housing but with the LED's it seems it does not heat up as much in there. Of course now you might have issues with them, but from what I have read this is the issue. Hope this helps
Thanks for the feedback. I am going in tomorrow morning so I will let you know what they say. Hopefully it won't be a "that's the way it is" answer.
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It seems as though its the led daytime running lights, not generating heat, same issue with the 2014 gmc with projectors and led running lights. The German's can get it right, so why can't ram?
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When I washed my truck a few days ago I noticed the bottom inner corner of my passenger headlight got foggy as if water was getting in. I didn't think to much of it since it cleared right up within 10 mins of me not spraying it directly with the full pressure of the hose. I'm keeping my eyes on all the lights not though.
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Even mine will do that on a hot evening, lights are hot, humidity is high and water from the hose is cold. Like you said though, it clears up in a few minutes. That's actually what the dealer does if you try and warranty a set of headlights, they turn the headlights on for 10 minutes or so and if the fog clears up they say your lights are fine
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Well my dealer just called and told me there is nothing wrong with my headlights. The condensation is normal when the lights aren't on. I knew that's what they were going to say. I have never seen a headlight get half covered with moisture and have that be normal. Is there any solution to this or no? Would a hotter bulb help?
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It's the led lights, they don't give off enough heat. You're not the only one having this issue. In the winter time it gets worse.
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