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    Has anyone got a green mold/moss? in the lower corners of the rear light lens ? Looks like it's external ( between the body and lens where the lens bends to the quarter panel - hard to describe really) as opposed to actually being inside the lens.
    It's very minimal on mine but it's starting to piff me off so need to investigate.

    Anyone ?


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    Yep! got this on mine.
    Noticed this on quite a few other vecs, think its a commpn problem.

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    I had it; it is actually algae growing in the gap between the outer clear plastic and the reflective backing. Got rid by taking light off and flushing it out along the edge where the grey plastic joins the coloured/clear plastic with water and bleach I used one of those syringes you get with printer ink refills, try not to get water in the unit as it will water mark the reflectors. When it is dry smear some clear silicone along the edge where the grey plastic joins the coloured/clear plastic. Jobs a good'n and if is sealed Ok should not reappear.

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    Will take a look, at least i'm not alone


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    There is a bit of mould on mine too.

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    mine to told in the bottom courner

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    mine too

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    and mine, i took the light out yesterday to give it a clean and can't get to it,
    the car is going to the dealers on wed so gona ask if there is anything they can do about it ...
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    Im suffering from the dreaded mould in the lights aswell although i have dead insects in mine aswell some how! gonna give the above ago.

    So a real basic question how do the rear lights come out? Ive had a quick look but dont wanna charge ahead and break anything! mine a preface if that makes any difference.

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    Holy resurrection thread Batman! Apparently you can just throw them in the dishwasher!

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