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swampler said:
I've noticed that both of the rear, lower lights in the bed of my RL have condensation/water on the inside of the lens. Is this something that needs to be fixed/addressed by Honda like a headlight or tail light would be?
Any water/condensation in any electrical component subjects that component to shorting out and causing problems.
 

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If you don't reallly want to go back for a dealer fix, pop the lense and apply a small bead of clear silicone sealant all the way around and reinstall. This should fix it.
 

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Whatever sealer you apply make sure it can be removed without cracking the lense when needed because You will have to remove that lence in future to replace the light bulb;)
 

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Groovy!!!!!
 

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Tex's Ridge said:
If you don't reallly want to go back for a dealer fix, pop the lense and apply a small bead of clear silicone sealant all the way around and reinstall. This should fix it.
Any suggestions for a sealant that will come off easily for bulb replacement? It's a good 1/2 hour to the dealer, so I'd rather not have to go in if I didn't have to. That and the wife is already giving me a hard time about how often I have to get the truck worked on. :(
 

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Well it's obviously your fault.....again....still.....forever...................................and ever!!!!!!
 

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swampler said:
Any suggestions for a sealant that will come off easily for bulb replacement? It's a good 1/2 hour to the dealer, so I'd rather not have to go in if I didn't have to. That and the wife is already giving me a hard time about how often I have to get the truck worked on. :(
Silicone stays pliable. Easy to come off. If you go to home depot and ask them for the silicone sealant, they should be able to show you where they are. The common brand available is the Dow Corning RTV.
 

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swampler said:
Just to update...I had Honda replace the lights. They wrote it up as having a leak in the seal.
Had 1 replaced last month. Didn't have a cargo light in stock so dealer pulled a new RL and robbed 1 off it.
 

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swampler said:
Just to update...I had Honda replace the lights. They wrote it up as having a leak in the seal.
Good move. Subaru had problems a while with a bunch of tail lights--said it was the vendor's fault that made them.
 

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swampler said:
I've noticed that both of the rear, lower lights in the bed of my RL have condensation/water on the inside of the lens. Is this something that needs to be fixed/addressed by Honda like a headlight or tail light would be?
I don't know if this is related to your light problem, but you might want to take a look at this thread, if you haven't already.

http://www.ridgelineownersclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4565
 

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