Night Light Bulb


Old 10-23-00, 06:43 PM
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I bought a 7 watt night light bulb which works in my night light. The bulb that was in it was 4 watts. There are no markings as to whether the max. wattage allowed in the fixture is 4 watts, so if in fact 4 watts is the max allowable wattage, is it unsafe to use the 7 watt bulb?
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Old 10-23-00, 07:43 PM
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hello Ralph,
i recomend u stay with the same size bulb or smaller then the orgional. reasion 4 this is larger bulbs give off more heat and cou;d melt your sheild that is on the light and could even possabil;y cause a fire.
Old 10-24-00, 12:27 PM
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Sparky is right you are exceeding the manufacturers design to increase the wattage and probably will cause damage if you do. I also advise you to stay with the wattage or smaller than originally came with the fixture.


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