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    Just notice some green mildew in the bottom corner of me rear light, so there must be water getting in some how has any 1 had this problem before ? if so any advice on how to sort it would be appreciated please many thanks in advance Ralph

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    Quite common mate, and it's not an easy job to remove it.

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    Yeah, mine is getting a bit tatty as well.

    Can you just remove the rear light housing and clean it? or is it inside the lens?

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    Same here aswell buddy, had it since I bought the car 12 months ago, also been carrying a dead wasp around with me for 30,000 miles!

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    Mine & others experience.... in thread below.....

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=125424

    Various other threads on the subject also...

    eg 'Green Algae in rear lights' in Search Section etc....

    Common Problem...

    Cheers

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    Very annoying isnt it, why'd they not just seal them in first place!!

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    Bl**dy hell me cars only 2 years old and gotta get a new light casing already could i just put a couple of drops ov bleached water down there to turn it white again lol
    Last edited by Ralphwells1967; 22nd February 2011 at 13:04.

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    mine was 2 years old also when it started. (08) bleach will turn plastic yellow!

    Not a design fault tho!!!

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    A light tint on the reversing lens would hide it, it doesn't show on my tinted ones..

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