Removing stuck light bulbs


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Old 09-06-17, 10:26 AM
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Removing stuck light bulbs

I have a three bulb flood light fixture in a closet that has two bulbs that refuse to turn so that I can remove them. Do you have any suggestions as to what I might try to get them to come out?
 
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Old 09-06-17, 11:48 AM
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A three bulb flood light fixture..... in a closet ?? Actually working ?

Make sure power is off and keep turning the bulb in both directions to loosen it.
Sometimes a spray lubricant can help but since your sockets are up... it may not help.
 
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Old 09-06-17, 03:34 PM
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A paper bag, hammer, and pliers come to mind.
 
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Old 09-06-17, 04:37 PM
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I had to fix two fixtures with stuck bulbs. eventually the glass broke off and a pair of sharp needle nose pliers finally got the base worked loose.

Years of not changing and some light corrosion stuck them in there real good.
 
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Old 09-06-17, 04:54 PM
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Break the bulb use a raw potato be sure electric is off.
 
 

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