These datadots wont prevent theft but they just warn the thief. I simply purchased a replacement from the website, sent the old broken one back to Go-Parts in the box that the new one came in with pre-paid shipping by Go-Parts and was refunded the purchase price of the replacement fan. The contact stated that in the past six months that the front headlights have burned out because the rubber seal used was not of good quality. Foggy and faded headlights can be ugly, annoying, and potentially dangerous. The contact stated that there was condensation on the driver's side headlight. Second failure was after warranty period and Lexus corporate stated it was a different issue and refused to replace.
If you are able to look through the lens clearly, then cleaning process is successful. The dealer was notified and the repair was made; however, he noticed that the passenger side lights intensity was different from the driver's side. The contact stated that the right side front headlight failed twice in past 18 months due to water condensation in headlight assembly and ecu. Please help us get this replaced at no expense to us. The vehicle was not repaired. I don't know what this world is coming to, but this is ridiculous.
Someone did call me back offering to pay 25% of the total bill of 2,200 from the Lexus dealership. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where the technician stated that the headlight would have to be replaced. Each time it is theft involving of xenon headlights. Both processes remove the condensed moisture easily and for little to no cost. But its disappointing to share my experiences and the sleepless nights I am having for the last 2 months. The failure mileage was approximately 109,000.
I'm sure as the condensation worsens, the clear lens will start to yellow impairing visibility and ultimately hid lamp failure. Some Lexuss have high intensity discharge headlights, sometimes referred to as xenon lights. Here's a quick guide to restoring your headlines. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 30 mph, the visability of the vehicle was difficult, the dimmer visability was poor. Notified the dealer and they told me that its not covered under the certified warranty.
I really worry that next time insurance company may be unwilling to give insurance to my vehicle telling the area is a high risk area. The dealer was notified and the repair was made; however, he noticed that the passenger side lights intensity was different from the driver's side. But they didn't do anything until I contacted them. This may require only removing the whole light and putting it in oven heated to 225 degrees Fahrenheit to melt the moisture. But now I am totally disappointed. The manufacturer was contacted and they advised him that they will review the case and contact him at a later date.
I contacted customer service about the warranty and started the process without any hassle. Research shows a number of Lexus Rx330 headlamp problems. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the entire front headlight assembly failed and needed to be replaced. My headlight does not work at all. Water damage has caused the lowbeam lights to fail. The approximate failure mileage was 40,000 and the current mileage was 44,000. Cannot drive vehicle with no headlights at night.
I definitely look for parts on Go-Parts. This is a obvious manufactures defect and the car should be recalled. The contact provided photos to prove the difference in the driver and passenger side lights. The dealer was contacted and they advised him that the failure was normal and referred the contact to the owners manual. Spray on three coats of Dupli Color Acrylic Enamel two, light coats and one medium wet coat after 10 minutes. I will never by Lexus again. While driving approximately 30 mph, the headlight dimmer created poor visibility.
Now our other headlight is doing the same and Lexus will only pay for half, which would be very generous except that this a manufacturing defect and should not be my responsibility. I also had this same problem with my 2003 Honda Accord. The failure mileage was 16000 and the current mileage was 53000. I have had to replace the headlamp 2 times due to water in the assembly of the headlamp. Each head lamp had a computer and the lack of seal allowed water into the head lamps and short circuit the computer. The contact stated that water was entering into the driver side headlight. But they didn't do anything until I contacted them.
The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. It has been done a week back and hope thieves may not steal it again seeing the data dots. I really worry that next time insurance company may be unwilling to give insurance to my vehicle telling the area is a high risk area. Cleaning the Projector Lens and Glass Covered by the outer headlight glass is a projector lens that focuses light into a strong beam. Replacement bulbs use standard 12-volt connectors found in your vehicle already, too, so installation is as straightforward as possible. Online I have seen hundreds of complaints about this happening to the same model Lexus. The failure mileage was 16000 and the current mileage was 53000.
When you are done, attach the headlights back on the car. A stained headlight causes light to scatter. This is a obvious manufactures defect and the car should be recalled. The passenger side head light was replaced and the driver side has condensation inside of it. The dealer stated that the headlight assembly needed to be replaced. You have two categories for your own Lexus Rx300 headlight assembly according to its design, the sealed and the composite.