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Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 12:39 am 
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It seems I have gathered some condensaation in my riight indicator but not my left.

As it has finally rained on the Golc Coast a little I was wondering if it is a leak and if so how do I remove the water form the indicator?
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Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:19 pm 
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take them apart? and put a gold fish in it! thats pimpin.. :shock:
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Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:22 pm 
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remove the indicator and just drill a small hole to let out the water then re-seal with silicon, or just leave the whole, better water out then in, if you cant stop it.

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:33 pm 
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If you let it sit the water will evaporate via the passage that it entered the light. As delboy said tho, try and locate where water's getting in and seal it. Can be tough tho.

Hmmm, previously FM shop was selling for about 35 bucks each. Non genuine but brand new.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2005 8:29 am 
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No I like the thought of the goldfish beter.
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Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2005 8:46 am 
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i had that problem for a while but it just magically f**k off.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2005 6:09 pm 
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I have the same problem...

I searched for days and couldn't find the leak. Now they are both water logged and I am just going to buy new ones....

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2005 10:19 pm 
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my new tail light keeps getting condensation. Next time I pull it apart its gonna get a high dose of silicon. I cant see any need for drilling them as surely pulling the bulb out is ventilation enough.

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2005 10:39 pm 
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the EF and EL indicators normally leak between the lens and the body. if you pull the indicator out you will probably find the lens is not stuck down correctly. just wack some silicon on it and good as new.
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Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:46 pm 
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I just applied a line of some plastics glue around the outer edge when this happened to me. It has been 3 months or so now and it has rained a few times since without an issue. Who would have thought that simple bodgy solutions actually work?

 

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Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 9:03 pm 
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Yer, on my old fairlane i had one that was like that - fixed it up then all of a sudden one day it came back n i just got a new one..
Seemed to fix the prob for a year or so tho :D

 

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Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:23 pm 
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Daniel wrote:
Yer, on my old fairlane i had one that was like that - fixed it up then all of a sudden one day it came back n i just got a new one..
Seemed to fix the prob for a year or so tho :D


you got to much money dude!!! :lol:
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Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 10:32 am 
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xr8 dismantler wrote:
Daniel wrote:
Yer, on my old fairlane i had one that was like that - fixed it up then all of a sudden one day it came back n i just got a new one..
Seemed to fix the prob for a year or so tho :D


you got to much money dude!!! :lol:


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