GU10 Bulb replacement


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Old 06-25-20, 06:25 AM
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GU10 Bulb replacement

Want to replace halogen GU10's with some LED's .Condo were living in has several , the fixture both turns and tilts to aim bulbs . There's a retaining rig hold the bulb , i can pop the bulb up and out of it , but the base just turns and doesn't come down . I am at a loss , its probably so obvious.
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Old 06-25-20, 10:04 AM
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Hi, which base are you referring to? you say you can pull the bulb out, are you trying to remove the trim? use a utility knife or the like to cut the paint loose around it first.


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Old 06-25-20, 10:30 AM
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The entire white trim ring should pull down from the ceiling.
 
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Old 06-26-20, 05:04 AM
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Also those GU type lamps (bulbs) are a twist lock style. You have to turn it before you can pull it out of the socket.
 
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Old 06-26-20, 07:16 AM
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Ahhh , I was hoping that I didn't have to pull the whole thing down , it's caulked all around .
 
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Old 06-26-20, 09:59 AM
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You can use a sharp knife (sheetrock knife) to cut the caulk.
Remove the caulk, replace the bulb and recaulk.
 
 

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