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Sundial T5HO, 30". How do I change the bulbs?

Discussion in 'Marine Equipment, Products, & DIY' started by manowar669, Feb 5, 2012.

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    So I have this light, and I can't get the clear plastic cover off. Most light fixtures, the plastic slides to one side. On this light, it appears to slide to the right, but it seems attached inside. Is there something I'm missing? I don't want to break it.
     
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    It just slides off (slides away from the timers for reference). There isn't anything that locks it in place but if you look on the end (opposite of the timers), you will see a black plastic strip that sets right into the end of the fixture (it will be flush with the end). That "tab" is connected to acrylic and slides out with the cover as one piece. You may just have to pull there first or just pull from the end.
     
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    Thanks. That's what I thought, but it won't move. I already cracked that thin black plastic strip on the end. The salt creep must have really glued it on there. Maybe I can soak it with a wet paper towel?
     
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    Hopefully you got it off by now but yes I would assume a wet paper towel (maybe a little vinegar as well) should loosen it up.
     
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    Still have not gotten it off. Didn't think of vinegar. I do not have a spare bulb yet, so no rush yet.
     

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