MR16 Socket Replacement

Old 11-16-22, 08:56 AM
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MR16 Socket Replacement

I have a flood light in my living room that went off. When I changed the bulb, I noticed it is going on and off as the wiring is moved. I am assuming the light socket connection is bad. (See picture attached.)
My questions are:
1. There are numerous of these online. But, I am not sure if all of them are suffient replacements. Mine is marked with "10/24 325 T300" and on what looks like an "SA" emblem.
2. None of the ones I have seen online have the male connector. Does that mean I will have to do that as well, or am I missing some somewhere?
Thanks in advance for any help!

Old 11-16-22, 09:49 AM
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Those are standard spade connectors available at auto parts stores, most home centers in the electrical department or online. You will need a pair of electrical pliers to crimp them onto the wire.
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Old 11-16-22, 10:05 AM
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You're right. There are dozens of those replacement receptacles available.
Stick to a name brand like Leviton or Satco.
Make sure it's ceramic.

MR-16 incandescents run very hot and when operated pins-up the sockets get heat baked and fatigue. A good move would be to look into an LED MR-16 replacement.
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