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Old 06-14-12, 10:48 AM   #1
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Default 2012 Headlamp Has Bubbling Defect Too

The 2012 headlamps were redesigned to address the bubbling/wrinkling concern. However, my replacement 2012 lights from Sewell have the exact same problem after only two months. Apparently Lexus' fix did not work and they'll have to look at further updates. I expect a second TSB to be issued at some point. If your replacement 2012 headlamps have this condition, please notify Lexus so they are aware of the problem.

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Old 06-14-12, 11:05 AM   #2
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Mine looks OK thus far . . .
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Old 06-14-12, 11:07 AM   #3
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yikes! wow... just wow...
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damn that really sucks man.. looks like they will be replacing yours asap
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Old 06-14-12, 01:30 PM   #5
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Thanks for bring it up. Bummer to hear. I haven't gotten my 2011 headlights switched to the 2012 headlights yet. I might hold off then for now until I hear more updates about this but it sounds like you're the first person here so far to discover this.
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Wow really? Not good at all, hope Lexus fixes the issue!
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thats not good.. i havent look at mine yet
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Maybe this time they will actually change the color of the LEDs to something more similar in temperature to Audi/BMW LEDs.
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yuppp, my left side has bubbles
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yuppp, my left side has bubbles
Damn that sucks Josh.... by the way your signature pic is Badass... I'm going to to put that up as a poster for inspiration if you dont mind?
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Well that sucks! I just got mine replaced @ Sewell on Monday.
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Wow really? Not good at all, hope Lexus fixes the issue!
Yeah man, I agree. I wish it could have been addressed but I suppose it requires materials not readily available. They may have to re engineer them all together.

Does anyone suppose it could be region specific?
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Damn. Just noticed my driver side headlight has a drop of water right in front of the projector. Grrrr.
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hopefully they will release more whiter LED headlights,lmao
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There are 4 types of 11-12 LED headlights, are you sure that you've got the newest, newest version of them?

81145-53543 - Headlamp, RH
81185-53543 - Headlamp, LH
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81145-53H12 - Headlamp Set, TSB (Set contains 81145-53543 and 81185-53543)

Anyone still having issues, are these the part numbers you received? Do you have pictures showing your lights (they should have the all-gloss inside, no flat/matte black.

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