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Old 08-02-2015, 03:51 PM   #1
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Side Cameras Foggy

The cameras worked fine when we picked our 3011 up from the dealer in mid June but I noticed when I took it to the tire shop to get one of the tire valve extensions tightened that the left and right cameras were foggy. We finally left on our first trip this past Friday and initially they were fine but shortly after they fogged up and got worse as we completed our 135 mile ride. The right camera appeared to have curved droplets on it. No rain but of course we have high humidity here in Florida so that may be a factor. Has anyone else experienced this?
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Old 08-02-2015, 08:54 PM   #2
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Mine looks the same. But notice it's the sun that makes it look that way. When I turn a different direction it's clear.
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:21 PM   #3
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Had both of mine replaced now have bright glare I think reflecting off the white sides of coach better view if clouds pass over. I only realized this the other day while at the repair shop hopeful there is some remedy but not likely


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Old 08-02-2015, 09:36 PM   #4
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I have had this happen a couple times with the right camera and its from the A/C running the water will drip from the roof and sometimes it drops onto the camera cover and then moisture gets inside and that what gives you the fog for a while but with mine it will clear itself up after a while.
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:22 PM   #5
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This comment is for Ramair .I thought the same thing my housing would be full of water after a rain even could see what looked to be water moving on side cameras I was informed by Velvac and Forest River the camera lenses are sealed and waterproof I installed the new cameras on mine so I understand what they mean now a little better.The housing just holds the lens in place it has a Click image for larger version

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Old 11-09-2015, 08:42 AM   #6
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The cameras worked fine when we picked our 3011 up from the dealer in mid June but I noticed when I took it to the tire shop to get one of the tire valve extensions tightened that the left and right cameras were foggy. We finally left on our first trip this past Friday and initially they were fine but shortly after they fogged up and got worse as we completed our 135 mile ride. The right camera appeared to have curved droplets on it. No rain but of course we have high humidity here in Florida so that may be a factor. Has anyone else experienced this?
I have this problem all of the time. how did you fix the problem?
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:07 AM   #7
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Had both of mine replaced now have bright glare I think reflecting off the white sides of coach better view if clouds pass over. I only realized this the other day while at the repair shop hopeful there is some remedy but not likely


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I put a piece of flat black tape along side of it to reduce glare and it appears to have helped
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:57 AM   #8
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I still have the problem but on our last trip (1000 miles) it was a bit better. They always start out crystal clear but end up fogging or water droplets after about 30 minutes or so of driving. We have full body paint so I don't think the reflection off of the white is an issue. I has been reported to the dealer but from what I have read on here I don't think replacing the cameras will help much. Rear camera is perfect with the exception of no sound and that camera has been replaced.
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Cameras on last trip pic in the shop now cameras on list once againClick image for larger version

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