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Any resolution to this? I notice you're happily doing maintenance on the vehicle so hopefully your issue got resolved.
I love the car to be truthful, as for the headlights, I have not had a resolution yet, ironically when I took it to the dealer twice no condensation was to be found, I drove it into a car wash twice, nothing, as if it knew I needed to show the dealer :confused:, I still haven't seen anymore condensation til now, which is crazy, I hope it self healed :oops:

Dealer told me they were replacing the rotors, they called me and said the car was ready and to go pick it up, when I went there the service advisor told me he had resurfaced them instead. I think its plain BS to be honest, but oh well, I'm tired of arguing.
 

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This happened with the tail lights on my 2017 Ford Edge Sport.

It first appeared when the car was approaching 3 yo, and very odd uncharacteristic climate/weather changes, and haven't seen it for a good few weeks.

At first I thought it was the high pressure washer at the car wash place, but like Kia, it describes it in the owners manual.
 

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Thinking about this, moisture has to enter the assembly when installing the bulbs. That's why they include the dry bag in the caps.
So here is what I would try:
On a low humidity day, remove all the caps and bulbs. Use a hair dryer on low heat to dry out the interior, blowing it through the bulb openings. Do it in sequence, replacing the bulbs and caps one at a time as you blow it out.
If you can get all the moisture out, there will be no further condensation.
Until the next time a bulb blows out and you have to open it up.
 

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I wonder what would happen if you opened up the port on the back on a day with low humidity and aired it out. Maybe put one of those silica moisture absorbing packets in there too?

Edit.... Scosgt didn't see your post... even better idea...
 
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