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Bulb Stuck in Light Enclosure

Here's something that will make you laugh.... I have not one but two bulbs stuck in my light enclosure, don't ask....! 😩😭 How easy is it for me to get these out!?
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Re: Bulb Stuck in Light Enclosure

Something long and thin with some tape around the end should do it.
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Re: Bulb Stuck in Light Enclosure

I did the same thing when changing my drl bulbs, I used a long piece of hose (actually the piping you get with large aquarium filters) and duck taped it to the vacuum cleaner hose and carefully extracted it that way!
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I've had a bash with a stick wrapped in tape etc haha never thought of the vacuum idea! Will give it another go tomorrow 😁 Thanks!
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I did the same thing when changing my drl bulbs, I used a long piece of hose (actually the piping you get with large aquarium filters) and duck taped it to the vacuum cleaner hose and carefully extracted it that way!
Sound like a good idea, will look around for suitable tubing and give it a go. Will become part of the Fiat tool kit!
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Re: Bulb Stuck in Light Enclosure

On another thread, I described what I did when I dropped a DRL bulb inside the light housing.

1. Vacuum cleaner and a bit of flexible tubing.
2. Tape the tubing onto the vac hose, switch on and thread the tube in through the back of the light.
3. Look inside from the front, and suck the bulb onto the tube.
4. Lift it out.

Simple eh?
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Thanks griff it worked a treat for me, needs care and patience but worked well, big thanks
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