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BV000026

02:17AM | 12/29/12
Bvelectrical
The bulb has burned out in our shower room; we are showering in the dark!

Yet, I cannot remove the cover from the light fixture to replace the bulb. It is a round hard plastic cover with no screws and no seams. I assumed it screwed loose and -- with great effort -- it did budge a little when I first tried. But I have tried and tried in both directions. And it will not move.

So? More dark showers? How do I get the cover off?

LarryG

07:51AM | 12/30/12
Member Since: 07/22/04
525 lifetime posts
Sometimes there may be a couple tabs on the lens that hold it in place. Try applying light pressure on the lens pushing the outside of it (in different areas of the plastic bulb cover) toward the middle of the fixture.

BV000026

02:30AM | 01/01/13
No good. The cover is hard plastic, like glass, and doesn't give in any way/direction. I feel convinced it must unscrew, but is just stuck. Any idea on how to "unstick" it?

Sorry for no photo. The cover is about 12 inches in diameter and hangs down from the ceiling about two inches or so. That's another reason it is hard to turn; it is hard to get a grip on.

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