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Old 05-15-2018, 05:10 AM   #1
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Water in front LED lights

I noticed recently that both round LEDs on the front cap have a fair amount of water in them. I had the cap painted a while ago, and I'm wondering if maybe they were not adequately resealed. I haven't tried removing the lens covers yet, but I "assume" maybe they just screw off? I want to remove them and dry them, then seal. Any suggestions?

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Old 05-15-2018, 07:07 AM   #2
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Same issue on my 247BHDS, although we didn't recently repaint. Does anyone know how these come out?


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Old 05-15-2018, 09:01 AM   #3
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I quickly looked at mine before I had to run an errand, and the outer plastic ring just popped off pretty easily. Then there were 2 screws that held the light itself. About to go out and see if I can take it off. Sounds like a common issue, doesn't it?

Update: I got the ring off and removed the 2 screws (funky square head), but was unable to get the LED itself out. I was afraid I was going to crack the plastic housing, so I just put it back together for now.
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Old 05-21-2018, 10:57 AM   #4
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Mine is like that too, but they both still work. You'd think they would use a sealed LED assembly.
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Old 05-28-2018, 10:27 AM   #5
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Mine had water too. Popped off the plastic ring, removed the two screws, drilled two tiny weep holes in the bottom for any future water to drain out, then re-assembled using some plumbers putty as calking on the top half.
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Old 05-29-2018, 09:11 AM   #6
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I looked at mine and have some water as well. Planning to do some weep holes and not worry about it.


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