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Old 01-11-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
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Water in tail lights

This is really annoying. My tail light assemblies keep filling up with water and causing a lot of burnt out bulbs. It looks like the lense is de-laminating from the backing plate and letting water in. The seals around the bulb holder(for lack of a better word, or maybe socket assembly would work)seem to be holding ok. Has anyone had any luck re-sealing the outter edge of the lense? I really don't want to buy after market tail lights or altezza lights because none of them really do anything for me. Please help.

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Old 01-11-2008, 10:57 AM   #2
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Are they facorty, or after market lights? My after market ones started leaking after a couple of years. I removed them and drilled a couple of holes in the back side, one at the top and one at the bottem. They would still fog a little on damp mornings but they worked alright, and the fog cleared up pretty quick.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:07 AM   #3
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They are the factory lights. I might try your remedy. Thanks.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:15 AM   #4
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I tryed sealing the seams, still had moisture problems.
I did what Rancher did and drilled two holes at bottom corners to allow air circulation and a drain.
It worked for me.
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Old 01-11-2008, 12:31 PM   #5
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My after market E-bay specials aren't leaking yet.
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Old 01-11-2008, 04:34 PM   #6
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My factory tail lights are doing the same thing. I'm gonna try ranchers solution this weekend.
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Old 01-11-2008, 09:06 PM   #7
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Water in tail lights

hey guys, will 05 aftermarket tail lights work on 06 trucks? they look like they'd fit and what i want i only see for 05 models
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Old 01-11-2008, 09:10 PM   #8
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quote:My after market E-bay specials aren't leaking yet.
If drilling drain holes in mine does not work out I might just have to go on e-bay and take another look.

I just realized that this is post # 1959 and that just happens to be the year I was born!
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:09 PM   #9
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no problem so far 3yrs.
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Old 01-12-2008, 07:04 AM   #10
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quote:will 05 aftermarket tail lights work on 06 trucks?
Yes they will! 03 thru 06 are interchangeable. The 07 and 08's have the same size light but with only 2 bulbs and different wiring plugs.
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