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Old 04-03-2016, 09:56 PM
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DayMaker OEM Headlamp Fogging

Anyone run into this, possibly found a fix?
This so bad that you can't even tell that the light is On when riding... If you turn off all the other lights.
Note that a couple of hours ago, before going for a ride, the lamp was clear. It did the fogging while riding in 70* temps, cooling to low 60s at dusk.



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Old 04-03-2016, 10:15 PM
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This lamp set is the factory setup from a 2014 FLHTK.


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Old 04-03-2016, 10:34 PM
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No clue. My Daymakers are clear as a bell. Hate to say it, but maybe stop by the dealer?
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Are there little rubber vent purge thingys on the back side of the lamp bowl/reflector (like on regular headlamp) that allow the housing to vent/breathe out moisture? Perhaps there is a failure between the lens to reflector seal allowing too much into the housing.

Have seen these kind of issues with modular incandescent headlamps.

This kinda stuff gets expensive.

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Save your desiccant packages from all those electronic ship,ents and put one/a couple in there.
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Rick you're going to be disappointed if you read in Harley forms aux lights fog up also hope your still in warranty they will take back.
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My auxiliary lights fogged up on my 2011. Incandescent type, pulled off bike, removed the blub, stuck one of those moist lense cleaner wipes in there, rubbed it around with a piece of dowling and they were good or better than new in clarity.

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Well they might be in warranty if they were still in Chip's bike.
Certainly not warranted in mine.
Is there a way for me to make a warranty claim?
I have read a thread or two that mentions this and apparently there was a 'revision' (which is an incredibly ironic word choice) of the units and the seals were improved.



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My headlight is fine, but my Daymaker LED passing lamps tend to fog up from time to time. Not sure how to fix that, or even why it happens.
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