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Old 06-03-2016, 11:00 PM   #1
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Condensation in headlights

I have a 2012 390BH60 that has condensation in the passenger side headlight. Can anything be done to remove this or do I need to replace the entire unit. If so do I need to purchase it from Forest River or is it a repurchased part from a common auto manufacture?
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Old 06-03-2016, 11:16 PM   #2
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I had exact same issue with same side. I had mine replaced and upgraded my front lights to better bulb quality as well. Seems like it maybe fairly common
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Old 06-04-2016, 10:37 AM   #3
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The Head light for your Berkshire is the same as a 2001 Toyota Highlander.
I had the same issue on the passenger side.
The part number(s) I used on My 2011 is TYC20-6173 Passenger and TYC 20-6174 Driver.
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Old 06-04-2016, 11:42 AM   #4
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Thank you very much for the info.

Would this be a do it yourself job for a brain dead idiot like me ... or do I need to take it in and dish out a 200 per hour shop rate
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Old 06-04-2016, 11:55 AM   #5
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I replaced mine. It's not difficult if you have some mechanical knowledge and hand tools. The access from below or the generator compartment will be the challenge.
The headlight is available on line or at most auto parts stores.
I would purchase the headlight and then take the RV to a independent body or auto Repair shop and have them give you an estimate for replacement.
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Old 06-04-2016, 12:18 PM   #6
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I sent you a private message about some of the Headlight assemblies and price I found on line.
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Old 06-04-2016, 03:41 PM   #7
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Don't know if it will help, but I was under the coach the other day and noticed that there are areas where moisture can enter the lights. I will try to seal mine up and see if it helps.



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Don't know if it will help, but I was under the coach the other day and noticed that there are areas where moisture can enter the lights. I will try to seal mine up and see if it helps.



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Headlamps of this type need to be vented or condensation will form on the inside. I would bet that the OP's headlamp vent is crimped or blocked by insects or other parts. If you remove headlamp and used compressed air to dry inside it will return to normal. Only if you find the rubber vent tube and make sure it is not being blocked.
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Headlamps of this type need to be vented or condensation will form on the inside. I would bet that the OP's headlamp vent is crimped or blocked by insects or other parts. If you remove headlamp and used compressed air to dry inside it will return to normal. Only if you find the rubber vent tube and make sure it is not being blocked.


Hey, thanks for the info. Didn't realize that.


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