Can ceiling light socket be replaced?


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Old 03-17-18, 02:04 PM
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Can ceiling light socket be replaced?

Can this socket be replaced or repaired?
 
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Old 03-17-18, 02:18 PM
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Looks like a plastic socket. It should be replaceable. That metal can where the sockets are should be able to be opened. I can't if there are screws there but there should be.
 
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This is what it looks like inside. Looks like all 3 sockets are wired together?
 
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Old 03-17-18, 05:10 PM
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Satco 80-1474 socket set. I'd change all three at the same time.
They are also available singly. Many choices on amazon.....
Satco-80-1474
 
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Parts ordered. Can I make the connection in the area where the sockets are wired or do I need to pull the fixture and connect in the ceiling?
 
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I would cut it as close as possible to the first socket and splice on to it.
Two small wirenuts or crimp caps are all you need.
 
 

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