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Old 11-19-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Off road LED lights moisture/fogging?

I bought a set of “Vision X Optimus series round 10-watt led lights 20 degrees”. I had moisture/fogging behind the lens of one. Took it back and replaced it to have moisture/fogging again behind the lens. I replaced both of them with the “Rigid Industries Dully Series 15-watt Led”. Today I noticed that both of them have moisture/fogging behind the lens. Anyone else having this issue with the LED lights?

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Old 11-20-2013, 05:10 AM   #2
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My bro owns led and hid company fully-lit.com his number is on there hit him up his name is JosH he can answer your light questions

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Old 11-20-2013, 09:19 AM   #3
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I bought a set of “Vision X Optimus series round 10-watt led lights 20 degrees”. I had moisture/fogging behind the lens of one. Took it back and replaced it to have moisture/fogging again behind the lens. I replaced both of them with the “Rigid Industries Dully Series 15-watt Led”. Today I noticed that both of them have moisture/fogging behind the lens. Anyone else having this issue with the LED lights?

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Old 11-20-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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Rigids are nice if you never drive or park outside
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I have been explained a theory, that the ambient air temperature changes are causing condensation inside the sealed units. The LED’s do not produce enough heat to, “burn off or out the moisture”. I'm beginning to think this is the issue.
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The cover needs to be completely sealed while under a vacuum. It's the only way to keep the air out. If there is any in it the ambient air will cause the issue. It is possible the lens is not sealed. You could try re-sealing them.

How much moisture are you getting?

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Old 11-20-2013, 04:14 PM   #7
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The cover needs to be completely sealed while under a vacuum. It's the only way to keep the air out. If there is any in it the ambient air will cause the issue. It is possible the lens is not sealed. You could try re-sealing them.

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It fogs over %60 -%75 of the lens. If I try to reseal them myself the warranty is void. I can take them back to 4Wheelparts and get them both replaced, however, I do not want to be doing this every 30 days. I've already been back four times.
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Tough call Mark. If it were me, I'd seal them. Trips to 4WPs can be frustrating.



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If that was a issue for me I would have my bro do the seal job in my case ( fully-lit.com . But like Bob .K said seal them and they be good if you don't wanna go back and forth with 4WP

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