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Fix Bulb Holder in Cooker Hood

In an attempt to replace the light bulb I have removed one of the light housings, and now it won't fit back flush into it's socket. How do I fix it back in place properly? I have managed to change the bulb as I now know you have to prise out the glass holder with a small screwdriver.

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Please see the video attached, and fix it. GOd bless you

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SOURCE: Replace headlight bulb on 2001 330i

1) Pinch the socket connector to release the 2 pin connector
2) Turn the Gray mounting bracket 1/8 turn CCW –it will come loose
3) Replace bulb – don’t touch new bulb with hand
4) Insert Grey mounting bracket and lock with 1/8 turn
5) Re-connect 2 pin socket connector – it will click in

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SOURCE: Mercedes C Class w203 side light bulb

Hi rogergilliant,
Joe here, The best way to remove the side light bulb is to go threw threw the inside. Have to remove the under front fender lining. There is a clip to remove the housing, but the best way to not damage anything is to go from underneath. 

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SOURCE: need to change the brake light bulb

With the velcro door open, you now have access to the tray that holds all of the tail light bulbs. There are two tabs on each side of the tray that secure it to the tail light. Carefully reach inside of the tail light and lightly squeeze on the outside of each tab, releasing the tray from the tail light. See pics.

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