Problem with Recessed Lights

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Old 03-28-12, 11:53 AM
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Problem with Recessed Lights

Our kitchen was destroyed by Hurricane Rita in 2006 and I had to have it replaced. A local contractor replaced the ceiling light with 6 HALO 991 CT IC 4" recessed lights. I have replaced numerous bulbs and each time it got more difficult with the bulb sticking in the ceramic holder until now the ceramic socket turns with the bulb.

Well, I found that there is no way to take the can out (with my limited experience). There are no clips holding it to the ceiling and I can't figure out how to remove the fixture to repair or replace without tearing out part of the ceiling.

If someone has an answer could you let me know please.

Gary
 
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Old 03-28-12, 02:45 PM
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Look for screws inside near the bottom.
 
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Recessed light problem

Thanks for the response. I found that by pulling down and twisting the can it came out of the ceiling and I was able to tighten the screw for the socket once it was out. There were no other screws in the can holding it up. Think I am in business!

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Old 03-28-12, 04:40 PM
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Put a little Vaseline on the bulb before screwing it in.
 
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