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Fogged Fog Lights?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Max*, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    I know, it's ironic.

    So I've heard of the rear tail lights getting fogged and Tesla has some fix for it.

    Before I add this to the list of things I need fixed, is this normal? Is there a fix for it? (sorry the photo turned out like crap)

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  2. MsElectric

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    That should not be normal. Is that one light or both of them?
     
  3. Max*

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    Both. Almost identical patterns too.

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    I guess "normal" wasn't the correct term, it's not normal that the sunroof leaks (which mine did a few days ago), but it's a unknown Tesla defect. I haven't seen much about the fog lights fogging (and it's obviously from the inside, as I tried to wipe it away, heh).
     
  4. Max*

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    And now both headlights too. Wonderful
     
  5. Max*

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    Car is with Tesla now. I called for an update. They said this is normal (they ran some test for 20 minutes, and there is no leak, and the condensation is normal). I didn't quite understand how that would be possible, they need to fix a few other unrelated things, but he said when I pick it up tomorrow he'll show me some pictures and explain it better.

    I've never seen (let alone owned) a car where this is considered "normal", and I want to know if I should push back when I get the car tomorrow or if this is actually "normal"?

    Does anyone else have headlight or foglights that fog from the inside? (like all 4 of mine do)

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    Well, I'm not alone: Moisture / Foggy Headlights

    Tesla consistently claims it's normal. I'm still not convinced.
     
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    I get it in both headlights, both backup lights (several attempts to fix) and one tail light. Not noticed in the fog lights (yet).
     
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    Nice look blue though Max! Sorry I can't be of more help. I don't live in an area that would expose me to that.
     
  8. Max*

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    Thanks.

    lol, thanks!
     
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    I have never noticed my headlights or fog lights doing that, and if they did, I would demand a replacement. In Tesla-speak "normal" means "it's a design flaw and we haven't fixed it yet."
     
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    LOL!
     

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