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How can I change the light bulb in this fan. The

How can I change the light bulb in this broan bathroom fan. The unit seems extremely secure if I try and pull it down. I'm afraid it will break.

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They have opening clips on the top side all around the cover, you can reach it with your fingers and try opening them all, the cover will come off easily, once done you can unscrew the light bulb and install a new one.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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  • ViperLancer Sep 30, 2010

    While he is technically accurate, to be more clear, it is the center cover, not the whole cover, which has the clips. As in, the clearish plastic part the light shines through. To release the clips, you simply push inwards on the sides, then the cover pulls down.

  • shard72 Dec 04, 2010

    The clips on my light were not visible but when I used a thin blade screwdriver on the ring holding the globe (glass dome) it moved easily and I could see how it would open. It opened like a recessed light with spring clips. If only I could put a picture or diagram on here it would explain itself. Good luck.

  • cgh1 Jul 19, 2011

    Thanks ViperLancer. Please allow me to again point out "It is the CENTER cover...the clearish plastic part the light shines through" that you push inward.

  • Kathryn Lipin Jul 14, 2012

    These instructions worked perfectly for us, especially the comments that it is the center translucent cover which has the clips. Now it's a piece of cake to change the bulb.

  • Rick Ducharme Aug 17, 2013

    Thanks for the tip. As mentioned bycgh1, it is the translucent cover which is removed. I used a small screwdriver and found the clips on the left and right side of the cover. After releasing one, the cover dropped down.

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    Janet Isackson Mar 19, 2014

    thank you! now my husband can do this too!!!

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