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#1 User is offline   SkizzleD 

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 09:06 AM

Been having a problem lately with my driver side taillight taking in water. Dont know where it is coming from. Maybe from the hatchback water diverters? Anyone ever have this problem or know how to stop/fix it? Second time in 2 months I have had to pull taillight off and drain out water.....PLEASE HELP!!!
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:40 AM

I have notice that several different GM vehiles have this problem. What I would suggest it to replace the seal around the sockets for the bulbs. If that don't work I would look at the lowest part of the tail light and drill a 1/8th inch hole at the bottom so water can drain out but water won't go in. This will also stop the condensation from building up and shorting the bulbs out. I have done that on a few cars and it works out good.
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:24 PM

Just did mine, waiting to see if it worked http://www.firebirdnation.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/default/crossfingers22.gif

FYI : http://www.ls1.com/f...ird-ws6-163800/

Hope this helps!

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