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Living in Southern California, we have more than our share of rain. Last month i noticed that the fog lamps on me 2001 C320 had condensation. The dealer said to turn on the fog lamps to dry them out.

I have done this, but the lamps never truly dried out.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

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there must be a small hole in the lamps to let the moisture in.. i have noticed some japanese cars also suffer from this in their headlamps.

you either need to fully re-seal the damaged lamp, or replace it. should be under warranty anyway
 

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The dealership took care of this. The lamps never dried out, so the dealer replaced them and under warrenty of course.
 

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You must have driven thru standing water. The fog-lights are mounted low on your car, & this is what happens. I used to remove my lights (not that difficult on most cars, since the lamp assembly is only connected with two screws to the housing) & use a hair drier to dry them out.
 
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