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Water in tail lights

The 2 inside rear tail lights are full of water and I cannot find where it is coming from, need help

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  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    my wife's impala has water in the lights, they are sealed, no one seems to know how they got in there.

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I had the same problem a few years ago with an 86 Volvo. I replaced the tail light assemblies but over time water was getting inside the lens again. My solution to the problem was to remove the tail light assemblies and drill a small hole (about 3/16") on the bottom of each compartment of the lens (if the tail light is sectioned off) and a 1/16" vent hole in the top or side area where it can't be seen. It worked for me and it didn't cost a dime. Hope this helps.

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You need to either replace the lenses (cracked or otherwise have holes in them) or the gaskets behind them. I would first try (if the lenses seem ok) coating the gaskets with a thin coating of silicone... Hope this helps...;-)

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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