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Old 06-12-2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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I seem to just not be able to keep moisture out my cobra foglights. Is anyone else having this problem? American muscle was so very kind enough to send me replacements but yet after 2 weeks and 3 days of constant rain of staying perfect, water has now found its way in. I have sealed the hell outta the new and old ones but water isn't staying out. It was never like this with my gt fogs. They were even put in water and the gt fogs still stayed dry. I'm honostly considering making a pool of rtv silicone and dipping the back side of my lights in it
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I would the seal your fogs the best you can then dip it under water and look for the leak and there is your problem just need to seal that spot even more. If you seal it correctly you should see small little bubbles coming from where the leak is. And I wouldn't rev sealant the back of the light just because it might get hot back there and you don't want it to cause anything to break. Hope this helped
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Y not drill a tiny hole under the fog to let out the moisture as a last resort if you plan on keeping them as they are now
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Y not drill a tiny hole under the fog to let out the moisture as a last resort if you plan on keeping them as they are now
The moisture comes out after a day or so of hot weather
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Could the seal from the light bulb itself be bad?
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Could the seal from the light bulb itself be bad?
Well it is an hid bulb lol. That actually could be it
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I would check that. I think it has a built in o ring around it. Only other thing I can think of
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Well it is an hid bulb lol. That actually could be it
Doe_Rae_mi,

Sorry for all of the troubles you've had with the lights! I know this must be frustrating since you just got the replacements. Although, I was wondering if you sealed the new fogs with sealant right out of the box or if you ran them on the car first? Also, definitely check the seal of your HID's. The moisture could easily be coming from there too!

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Sorry for all of the troubles you've had with the lights! I know this must be frustrating since you just got the replacements. Although, I was wondering if you sealed the new fogs with sealant right out of the box or if you ran them on the car first? Also, definitely check the seal of your HID's. The moisture could easily be coming from there too!

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Well put Shane lol I've had plenty of hid lights that the seal on the bulb was crap and leaked but I'm not one that is extremely picky like that
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Doe_Rae_mi,

Sorry for all of the troubles you've had with the lights! I know this must be frustrating since you just got the replacements. Although, I was wondering if you sealed the new fogs with sealant right out of the box or if you ran them on the car first? Also, definitely check the seal of your HID's. The moisture could easily be coming from there too!

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Yea man lol right when I pulled them out the box I went straight to sealing them. I sealed the edges of the lens, maybe that's the wrong place? Lol
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Yea man lol right when I pulled them out the box I went straight to sealing them. I sealed the edges of the lens, maybe that's the wrong place? Lol
You want to seal where the lens meets the plastic housing
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You want to seal where the lens meets the plastic housing
Yea that's where I sealed it
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Yea that's where I sealed it
If that's the case, I can't see how any moisture could be getting in there, other than from the HID blubs. Have you had a chance to check the seal of the HID bulbs to the housings?

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Old 06-14-2013, 08:52 PM   #14
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If that's the case, I can't see how any moisture could be getting in there, other than from the HID blubs. Have you had a chance to check the seal of the HID bulbs to the housings?

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Ima check them before I go to work tomorrow. I just hope I can figure this out.Thanks for the concern American Muscle
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Ima check them before I go to work tomorrow. I just hope I can figure this out.Thanks for the concern American Muscle
My pleasure. I would be very frustrated too, if I sealed the lights right out of the box.. Did you get a chance to check the seal on the HID bulb this weekend?

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I seem to just not be able to keep moisture out my cobra foglights. Is anyone else having this problem? American muscle was so very kind enough to send me replacements but yet after 2 weeks and 3 days of constant rain of staying perfect, water has now found its way in. I have sealed the hell outta the new and old ones but water isn't staying out. It was never like this with my gt fogs. They were even put in water and the gt fogs still stayed dry. I'm honostly considering making a pool of rtv silicone and dipping the back side of my lights in it
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:03 PM   #17
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My pleasure. I would be very frustrated too, if I sealed the lights right out of the box.. Did you get a chance to check the seal on the HID bulb this weekend?

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I looked and couldn't tell a difference. So what ima do is throw the stock bulbs on and see how it does. We are supposed to be getting some good rain for the rest of the week lol
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I do not use hid bulbs.

Never had moisture in my fogs.
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Put the bulbs in that come with the lights and I still hve water leaking in, idk What to do at this point
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Idk...I got mine from certifit I think 25 bucks each, came with bulbs.
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Idk...I got mine from certifit I think 25 bucks each, came with bulbs.
Any leaks?
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No leaks whatsoever. Id even put them in and out a couple times when I had my face off.
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No leaks whatsoever. Id even put them in and out a couple times when I had my face off.
I'm prolly ganna try those I like the price as well, do they have a web site?
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Try taping around lens and plug and seal with plastidip, worth a try.
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:06 AM   #26
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Alright thank ya, and I think I might try that
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