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condensation in headlights

recently i just noticed that my headlight had some condensation in them, especially after it rained, and the car was outside for a while. what should i do, is it covered under warranty, and should the dealer fix it?
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Assuming you haven't taken it apart, take it to your dealer after the rain. It sounds like a warranty issue, at first blush.


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You might also wait and see what happes, I saw a bit of mist on the glass in mine, then later it went away.
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I noticed the same thing the other day. I wasn't too worried about it, should I be?
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The only concern I can see, besides the asthetics, is that if the condensation forms on the bulb and the bulb gets hot, like from use, the bulb has the potential to shatter (not good!).

I don't see why someone would not want to have Mazda fix it, especially when your car is under the good part of the warranty, most likely.


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I have no reason for them not to fix it, however there might not be a fix, tons of cars have this happen just by default. As long as it is a bit of water, and it goes away its nothing to worry about, and the bulb will probably evaporate it out before anything gets near the light, so it should not be a problem to the bulb itse.f
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Did you take this in to the dealer yet?

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