VW Vapor in Head Lamp

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  1. Brian Lanq

    Brian Lanq 5 Year | Silver

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    Hello All ...

    I am new to this... I would like to find out whether it is normal for VW headlamps to have vapor while driving and only when it rains?

    I am attaching a picture here for easy reference

    Thanks

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  2. DareDan

    DareDan Senior Member
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    Bro, your car looks new...what year is the car? If is still under warranty just go there and ask them to change it.
     
  3. LesleyAprotto

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    Its ONE day old ler....:listen:

    VW's QC that bad nowadays?
     
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    Wow I thought only cheaplak headlamp would have water leaks in.
     
  5. DareDan

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    what!!! you mean the car 1 day old only ah...wah...than cannot accept lor...really need to ask them change new car...
     
  6. cvkit17

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    Lol like iPhone one to one exchange haha...I think the most is only they will change a headlamp for him.
     
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    Das Quality.
     
  8. Brian Lanq

    Brian Lanq 5 Year | Silver

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    Dan

    The car is only one day old.. but im not sure how to redo the vapor on the spot for them to see

    arghhhhhh

    ---------- Post added at 12:21 PM ---------- 6 hour anti-bump limit - Previous post was at 12:19 PM ----------

    I also hope they do a one for one exchange... i would not mind an upgrade also ehehhehe

    I was also expecting top quality from VW... but now I am dissapointed...

    Lets see what they say on Monday... I will update here on the outcome
     
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  9. YYC

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    If there is water inside the headlamp assembly, vapour will most likely appear when outside ambience temp is higher then inside the headlamp.
     
  10. Brian Lanq

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    YYC

    I do not see any water inside though... vapor appeared after a heavy downpour yesterday while i was driving... it was bright so only that little lamp was on.

    I am sure there is a leakage somewhere to allow vapor to form inside and then escape thereafter. Which is not a good thing

    Arghhhhhhh... seems like P***** quality lamps
     
  11. LesleyAprotto

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    Made in Chengdou, China ?
     
  12. Brian Lanq

    Brian Lanq 5 Year | Silver

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    hahahahah ... not gonna take it apart to see where it was assembled.. but the AP says imported from Mexico... but there is still the chance the parts are from China..
     
  13. vr2turbo

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    Show them (VW SC) your picture.....:driver:

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    My colleague change his iphone twice already, probably they send his back for repair and it will be circulated to next complaint/exchange......:confused:
     
  14. cvkit17

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    Yes. The repair the phone and then exchange with ppl who encountered faulty phones like your friend. So it is only literally new haha
     
  15. Supra_Fanatics

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    Take a photo when it happens, Take one focus on the headlamp only photo and another photo, take a photo of the headlamp together with your number plate. At least show them is really your car.

    Another option, if u want to see such thing happen in your VW Headlamp again, send your car to car wash, surely will see it.

    That happens to my 7 years old car, When it rains, my right hand side headlamp got vapor.
    Left hand side one was okay. I think is time to do some sealant but before sealant, not sure
    where I can get people to clean the inside of the headlamp. :hmmmm2:
     
  16. cvkit17

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    Better be quick as it is still rainy days now haha..I think this kind of defect is difficult to detect in the manufacturing line. Out of 100 sure got maybe 1 or 2. Depends how lucky we are to get a good one.
     
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    Probably now that he want to take picture, it does not vaporized..........:banghead:
     
  18. Supra_Fanatics

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    Funny thing is my friend bought his Chery Eastar brand new, then bring out shopping mall and even
    drive me home...

    When we reach the parking lot, I say eh, both of your headlamps got vapor leh...consider masuk
    air liao...

    Then he said "no la normal la, raining ma.." I was like...ermmm okay since he is not the type
    that u can talk sense into...:rofl:

    China car got such thing I dont blame, but VW? :stoned:
     
  19. peeche

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    Loll.. Even my P***** headlamp also didn't vapor.. Both of them, neo and perdana. :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  20. vr2turbo

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    My wife's China mari SUV headlamps okay woh! 2 years already......:driver:
     

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