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Double Oven Bulb is stuck in socket

One of the light bulbs in my Dacor double oven burned out and required replacement. After cutting power and removing the protective glass lens, I tried to remove the old bulb but it doesn't want to come out. I can rotate the buld about a 1/2" but that's about it. what should I do? If I force it the buld will break. Should I spray some WD-40 into the socket or is that a fire risk? Please advise.

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  • pazambe Jan 05, 2009

    thank you for such a quick and thorough response. I'll give it a shot and let you know how it turns out (excuse the pun).

  • pazambe Jan 14, 2009

    I finally got the bulb out. I sprayed the bulb with WD-40, used two-way tape to get a better grip on the bulb, and worked the bulb until it finally freed itself.

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The best thing to do is to grip the bulb with a pair of grips with a cloth rond the bulb and try twisting it out that way.
Don't worry if you break the bulb as all you have to do then is twist the remains of the bulb base out with a thin pair of grips..
You can safley spray it with WD40 , it is not a fire risk..
PLEASE ENSUREN YOU HAVE THE POWER OFF.

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