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Old 06-24-2008, 05:08 AM   #1
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Tail Light Sockets

Check your tail light sockets. I am preparing for a long trip and I am checking my camper out from top to bottom to make sure all is ok. As I was checking the clarence and tail lights, I noticed that I had a right brake light that was out, I removed the lens to replace the bulb and found that the socket had corrosion on it. It looked like water had leaked into the lens, I pulled the left lens off and found the something, but the bulb was still working. I don't see any gaskets or rubber seals on the lens covers or the base of the light fixture. Are these light fixtures supposed to some kind of seals on them?
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Old 06-24-2008, 11:08 AM   #2
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In my experience the interface between the lens and white plastic housing does not come with a gasket. You might try making a gasket using plumber's putty or a strand of rope putty. Should work and any excess that squeezes out should be easy to clean up.
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:34 PM   #3
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I had to replace the brake light on my old Wildcat and the lens cover had a bead of chaulking around it on the outside. I played hell getting the lens cover to come loose, I thought for sure I was going to break it. My new Wildcat doesn't have this chaulking.
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