how to change a bulb ?

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  1. dealgan

    dealgan Read Only Funster

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    Hi folks,

    In my Knaus I need to change one of the small interior halogen bulbs, but I cant figure out how to get the old bulb out !

    I've even removed the whole lamp fitting, but am still stuck.
    In the pics below you can see there is a black plastic ring holding the bulb into the eyeball thingy. I've poked, prodded & twisted all I dare, but cant how it comes apart.

    Any ideas, (apart from a BFH :BigGrin: ) ?


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    Thanks
     
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    Mine have 2 pins on the bottom & only need pulling out. I use gaffer tape stick it to the bulb not the surround, & give a quick tug, that works for me
     
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    hmm. I tried pulling it & tried pushing from behind, but no joy.

    The 3 little tabs seem to be holding it in ?

    Maybe I'll try pulling harder on it & see.

    Cheers,
    Declan
     
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    Remove the black 'circlip' plastic bit round the edge of the bulb (small screwdriver blade) and use some gaffa tape on bulb face to remove bulb.

    Pter
     
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    aha. Success ! :BigGrin:

    I didnt remove the plastic clip, cant see how it comes off.

    I pushed the bulb with a screwdriver from behind, levered against the bulb holder, & out it came :)

    Thanks :)
     
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    easy way to get 'em out.

    a kids rubber suction cup tipped arrow or dart or one of those suction cup plastic hooks....no good as a hook anyway.:Doh:
    pull the rubber off and stick it in a drawer....saves hunting for gaffa tape.
     
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