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Introducción

More than just a busted light bulb below your ceiling fan? Use this guide to replace the lighting fixture and restore the visual brilliance of your room.

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    • Working with electrical wires could lead to electrocution.

    • Find your circuit breaker panel and turn off the breaker that corresponds to your ceiling lights.

    • Do this by pushing it to the right.

    • Also flip your light switch to off.

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    • Remove the two 1.4 mm Phillips head screws that hold the fixture to the fan itself.

    • Once loose, pull down to expose the two connecting wires.

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    • Disconnect these wires by twisting the caps in a counter-clockwise direction.

    • You only need to disconnect the wires coming from the lighting fixture.

    • Once both caps are removed, simply pull the wires apart to remove the fixture.

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    • Loosen the nut holding the ceiling fan piece to the lighting fixture.

    • This step may require a crescent wrench if finger force is not enough.

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    • Pull upwards to remove the fan piece that holds the light fixture.

    • Your model may require you to twist this piece in a counter-clockwise motion to remove.

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    • Switch out the old fixture with your new fixture by doing the last two steps in reverse order.

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    • To connect your new fixture, locate the black wire from your light and the colored wire from the fan.

    • Be sure to attached the colored wires to each other, and white wires to each other. (Positive-Positive, Negative-Negative)

    • Twist these together. Do the same with the two white wires.

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    • Your new light fixture should come with replacement caps. Twist these in a clockwise motion over your wire ends to ensure connection.

    • The old caps work just as well for this if you were not given new ones.

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    • Be sure to neatly tuck in all wires when re-attaching the fixture.

    • Failure to do this will result in not being able to correctly close the gap and put in the screws.

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    • Flip your breaker back on, turn on your light switch, and enjoy your new lights!

Conclusión

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Amazingly instructive, informative and concise. Brilliant.

Jeanie Bolin-Moore - Contestar

Just what I needed. Thanks.

bob.mohler - Contestar

Could someone provide the name of the light fixture used in the demonstration?

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