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Reposition light socket

I errantly unscrewed the light socket from the oven and pulled it down to better access the broken light bulb.
Now I cannot get the socket to fit back in.
Is there an easy way?
Or, how do I remove the cook top to access the socket from the other side?

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  • 2bpossible Feb 22, 2009

    I do not have a light bulb in the socket.

    I am trying to get the socket to fit back into the roof of the oven.

    As I insert it into the opening it hits upon someting that prevents it from entering the last 1/2" inch or so.

    I cannot screm the mounting back to the oven roof.

  • David Shaub May 11, 2010

    Put it back in without the lightbulb.


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It probably has to fit into a very narrow offset opening, like a tab into a cereal box. The hard part is getting the fixture up in and flat enough to slide it into position. You probably can't get to it from above. The ovens are normally sealed to prevent fires from going through.

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