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My brother had the same HL condensation problem on a Mazda 6 mobility car when the car was 6 months old.

The response re the new car warranty from the dealer @ 6 months was sori mate, thats tough!

If Renault react in the manner, at least they are not alone.
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take rubber boot off the back were bulbs go in, point an hair dryer in the hole and leave on for 5 mins should evaporate the water in it
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Found the bit in the handbook, although it refers to 'traces' of condensation. My n/s unit at the moment is about 75% covered. A bit more than a trace I think.

I've used the hairdryer method successfully before, but the moisture must have got in there somehow to begin with.

I'll check the rubbers tomorrow and if there's nothing obvious I'll hit the dealer with it in May.

Thanks everyone, at least I know now that it's not unusual.
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Does the condensation disappear quickly once the lights are switched on?

If it does, I don't think you have anything to worry about and it sounds normal to me [especially since it is mentioned in the manual].

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My Son's Beemer had the same problem.
I removed the light units and popped a couple of strategically placed 10mm holes in the light body to aid ventilation.
It cured it.....

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