Recessed can wire detached

Old 10-01-21, 07:19 PM
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Recessed can wire detached

The white wire coming into the recessed can isn't attached to the housing the bulb screws into. I'm not sure how the wire is supposed to connect to the housing. Since I'm using retrofit LEDs can I just bypass the bulb housing and connect the wires from the LED directly to the wires coming into the can?

Old 10-01-21, 10:24 PM
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The wires are riveted to the socket. The rivet on the white wire came out. The socket is no good.
You can replace it with a new one or in your case bypass it.

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