Taillight Condensation Repair - 2013 Subaru BRZ Long-Term Road Test

2013 Subaru BRZ Long Term Road Test

2013 Subaru BRZ: Taillight Condensation Repair

January 17, 2013

2013 Subaru BRZ

Yesterday we drove our 2013 Subaru BRZ to South Coast Subaru to follow up on the taillight condensation issue we experienced. This turned out to be a quick fix. It also changed my opinion of this dealer for the better.

I left South Coast Subaru neither impressed nor disappointed following routine maintenance at 7,500 miles. But after this visit I change my mind. I'd recommend this dealer for service. These guys went the extra mile.

2013 Subaru BRZ

I needed pictures for our starving readers. So without saying as much, I asked permission to take some photos of the repair process. With insurance guidelines and whatnot, such a request is sometimes frowned upon. But our advisor and the mechanic, both David, took time to walk me back to the garage to observe. I'd like to think they would do the same for any interested customer. And I think that is pretty cool.

2013 Subaru BRZ

The repair itself took about an hour. I arrived at 7:15 for my appointment and the car was pulled around back shortly thereafter. The TSB called for removal and replacement of the entire taillight housing and seal behind it. Hopefully this solves the problem.

2013 Subaru BRZ

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 9,992 miles


  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    They must not have been too busy...no other way they would have tied up a lift to do a taillight replacement - ?

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