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WIll condensation in a headlamp fail MOT?


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#1 DaSingh

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:09 PM

With all this bad cold weather I got condensation in one headlight, I thought I fixed the problem when I attempted to reseal it but obviously that didnt work... What I want to know is will I fail my MOT which is due soon for having condensation in the headlight?

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:16 PM

Mine passed the MOT and I get that problem.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 10:10 PM

yes it can, if it distortes the beam img

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Posted 12 December 2008 - 02:33 PM

The best way is to have your lights on when driving to the test centre and it should warm the lenses enough to clear it :L

#5 DaSingh

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:09 PM

With all this bad cold weather I got condensation in one headlight, I thought I fixed the problem when I attempted to reseal it but obviously that didnt work... What I want to know is will I fail my MOT which is due soon for having condensation in the headlight?

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:16 PM

Mine passed the MOT and I get that problem.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 10:10 PM

yes it can, if it distortes the beam img

#8 DaSingh

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:09 PM

With all this bad cold weather I got condensation in one headlight, I thought I fixed the problem when I attempted to reseal it but obviously that didnt work... What I want to know is will I fail my MOT which is due soon for having condensation in the headlight?

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#9 Scootymad

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 09:16 PM

Mine passed the MOT and I get that problem.

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Posted 11 December 2008 - 10:10 PM

yes it can, if it distortes the beam img