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condensation in outside mirror LED lights

Hi Folks,
Been raining in NJ like a son of a B for weeks now
I just picked up my 2006 SLK 280 last saturday and noticed today that there was condensation on the inside lens of the drivers side outside mirror (inside the clear lens). The passenger lens was clear.
The car is still under factory warranty, plus the car is certified which gave me an extra year when the factory warranty is up.
I also own a 2007 CLK and this has never happened.

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An occasional condensation may occur on the inside surface of the outside indicator lens especially with changes in the humidity and temperature. If it clears within a reasonable time when the climate is dry and sunny, MB considers this normal. If not the clear lens part may have to be replaced.

Try checking with a strong light to check for hairline cracks on the clear lens.

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it has cleared up, must have been due to the excessive rain, humidity and temp changes.
Thanks for the heads up
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Same thing happens to me when I wash the car and cleared up afterward. Guess this is normal.
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welcome from NE England.

so what needs fixing??????
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