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LIght is out in freezer. How to replace and can I do it myself?

Light in freezer is out, how to replace? Where to find replacement bulb? Can I do it myself? Help. Thanks.

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  • Rose8280 May 09, 2009

    Thank you actually, the bulb is in the back by the ice maker and I can reach it, but tough to unscrew since it is in the freezer. Any tips to getting it to loosen without breaking?

  • Rose8280 May 09, 2009

    Thanks to both of you! We got it out, very easy actually but we appreciate the quick answers and will locate a replacement bulb. Have a great weekend! :) This site is great!

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Yes you can do yourself

Usually in a medal frame - use screwdriver to pry gently away - inside is a module with bulb - a number will be on it - just take out and insert new one and put frame back

You can obtain at an appliance parts store or on ebay usually (mine costs about $10-$12 at appliance store.)

I thought you meant the power light on freezer but
on reading it again looks like you mean in freezer - same idea but it's more likey a fridge / freezer bulb - just take off the panel and take your sample to a lighting or hardware store or contact manufacturer on their website if it is an oddball bulb.

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Yes, you can do this yourself.

There is probably a cover over the bulb which snaps off or has a coupla screws in it. Remove cover, unscrew bulb. You'll find a replacement at your grocery store (like Pathmark,etc.)

Posted on May 09, 2009

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 09, 2009

    Pardon me for asking, but could you rate my response as well, or did I give you the wrong answer?

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