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I have had my car for 14 months now. I had the condensation issue the first few weeks of ownership. Only during a snowstorm will the headlamps have slight condensation after it is parked. It is gone by the next day.

I was wondering, does everyone use their DRL's ? I have mine set to off and it seems that every other 300 I pass has them on.

Maybe I don't have the condensation issue because I have them off ?

Just a variable here that I thought I would introduce, although it should not matter.
I have mine set to on and it seems to be better with them on worse when off but it could be the climate where I live.
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Called the dealer about the dust protectors. Since i am an hour away i asked them to ship them to me. Service manager said it MUST be done by them. Could someone take a picture of these so I can see why this is supposed to be so complicated?

Someone here mentioned putting lube on the gasket of the access ports. i did this to both large and small rubber rings on both sides and then used a blow dryer to remove the condensation. I used swimming pool filter gasket lube. ( Jacks 327 mult-lube) So far its been still fogging but no water droplets. The fogging drys quickly on its own. I will keep you all posted.
Did the dealer happen to tell you the part number even if they had to do the work?
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I actually had both my headlights replaced under warranty go see your dealer. Pictures help if you notice it when your not at the dealer



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Another 300C friend that I know has had 3 sets of lights replaced in 60 days........same condensation each time. I'm waiting for the cover fix or something better.
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Wait...what?

I was watching TV, and then I saw this, first my jaw dropped, then I ROTFL.

Well, it seems all the new 300's have this problem, even the ones they use in their own commercials!



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I was watching TV, and then I saw this, and first my jaw dropped, then I ROTFL.

Well, it seems all the new 300's have this problem, even the ones they use in their own commercials!


You beat me to it! I had some stuff DVR'd yesterday and I went over this commercial a few times to make sure I was seeing this right.

I wonder if they bothered incorporating the vent covers that were changed out in the 2011 - 2012 300s?

Doesn't look like it.
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I think it would be funny if the service manager claims it never happens ...and then you show him this commercial LOL
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Mine have had condensation as well. Amazing how bad the engineers are at Chrysler..
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Called the dealer about the dust protectors. Since i am an hour away i asked them to ship them to me. Service manager said it MUST be done by them. Could someone take a picture of these so I can see why this is supposed to be so complicated?

Someone here mentioned putting lube on the gasket of the access ports. i did this to both large and small rubber rings on both sides and then used a blow dryer to remove the condensation. I used swimming pool filter gasket lube. ( Jacks 327 mult-lube) So far its been still fogging but no water droplets. The fogging drys quickly on its own. I will keep you all posted.
Well its been over a month now. I have been through several rainy days and variations in temperature. Except for a slight fog once in a while that drys quickly, PROBLEM SOLVED!
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2013 300S with headlight condensation on both headlights, the drivers side is pretty bad. Can't wait to the fix, this is ridiculous..

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