Outdoor fixture


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Old 11-14-20, 04:30 PM
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Outdoor fixture

I have outdoor fixture and when replacing the lamp pulled the holder but now the holder is loose as shown in picture. Tried rotating it but it wonít go back in and now the lights are crooked.

Does anyone have any suggestion as how to fix this?
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Old 11-14-20, 05:16 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Usually A is a nut that holds everything together.

In your application... it looks like A and B are a one piece cap that gets unscrewed and you'll find wiring and possibly a nut inside C that holds the light assembly to the threaded brass rod.

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Old 11-14-20, 05:50 PM
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Thank you for replying. Ok Iíll try that pjmax in morning get the nut out. I tried little bit at night see picture below. Previous picture might be unclear some
parts. Nut that comes out is A and it seems B & C is one assembly. What you labeled D is lamp holder see picture below clarity. A,B,C do not have hole opening that slides into D. Actually D is rod see better picture below. Any idea on how to fix it to make it not crooked?


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Old 11-14-20, 06:11 PM
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In those pictures it looks like the lamp holders snapped off the center rod.
The actual threaded part with the nut is still inside the lower housing.

That may need to be soldered back together.
It would require taking the light down and apart to remove the wiring before making the repair.
 
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Old 11-14-20, 06:51 PM
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pjmax Their is a rubber ring between the rod and what you labeled C. It does not show in picture. It is around the hole of what you labeled C. Light fixture came with house so I donít have any instruction on how to take wire out either. I donít have model number either but didnít look if fixture has it. I also am not sure how to take it down from the outside wall donít have instruction. Our HOA requires same type of fixture since outside so cannot replace it either with different one has to be same. So even if I take out the rod itís no good? What does one use to solder the two pieces together?
 
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Old 11-15-20, 11:01 AM
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If you look above the fixture where the round canopy hits the house.... there will be one large center nut/ball or two screws that remove the fixture from the wall. Then you'd disconnect the wires.

Typically those lights are assembled out of standards parts. That means nothing is usually soldered from the factory. The long center rod is threaded at both ends and the parts are attached to those threads. You're going to have to do a little experimenting with taking the bottom piece apart. We know it comes apart because the lamp socket wiring is spliced in there.
 
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Old 11-15-20, 02:52 PM
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pjmax thanks for reply. I took the fixture down from wall. Behind it was model number: E11679-PT 6830. I took out the nut labeled A but thatís for the splice is made as you indicated. As soon as I took out the nut I was able to pull down the wire thru rod separating the rod from what you labeled A,B, C. However, The rod Does go into hole of what you labeled C. The rod is Not threaded at the end where it meets what you labeled C. The rod does Not go into hole of what you label C itís diameter is larger then the hole.

what can make light holder not crooked?
 
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So the rod is not threaded but is attached to the D piece. Your picture (below) shows two pieces that should be connected but are not. Those will need to be soldered. I have a big iron I use for repairs like that. There cannot be any wires inside or they will melt. You will need to take the light apart and take that to a metal shop for repair.

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I think you have it mixed up. Please see below. What you labeled D is a lamp candle holder Not Rod. C&B is one assembly not separable. Rod is shown and other end that's not threaded is shown. The C hole is same size as Rod. A is nut that you can take out

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Old 11-15-20, 05:55 PM
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D should have been the rod. Regardless..... you can see what needs to be repaired.
B and C must separate. You have three lamp sockets wiring that combines to two wires.
With age and weather.... the parts are going to be corroded together.

If the hole in C is the same size as the rod..... then there is either a nut inside of C or C is threaded.
 
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Tried separating B&C but they are not separating at all. Either they are stuck really hard or they donít separate at all. You sure B &C separate?
 
 

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