Outside light cover removal ???

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Sorting out daughters new to her 1990 Frankia and making good progress.. But have a weird one

    The outside light ... How to remove the cover !

    It is the type fitted to a lot of vans ( about 9" long, all white, with a sensor at the bottom )
    It is simialr to this one:

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    But as well as the ball type sensor has what looks like another sensor just above the ball ..

    I do not want to force anything !!

    Anyone know how the cover comes off ? The bulb is a tad unwell !!!
     
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    You get about 2 dozen of your friends around and you all stand around the van and all hold your arms up in praise to the light then rub it first with the left hand then the right hand.
    After all many hands make light work
     
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    Similar to mine. Squeeze it together, top and bottom and it should come away from back mounting base plate.
     
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    They only clip on John. Just squeeze the top down a bit then you slid the cover off the square bit where the sensor is, if that makes sense. Your only problem could be if it's an old one watch out for brittle plastic.
     
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    I would be inclined to warm it up first, lost count of how many plastic bits I broken trying to get apart after UV has been at them.
     
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    I do not think it is that old to be honest.. The plastic is still quite supple :)
    Thanks for the info guys.. off to put it in to practice !
     
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    Mine is the same as that John, as others have said gently squeeze top to bottom and extract.
     
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