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I used a GE Helical 13w 12oVAC 60Hz 200mA FLE13HT3/3/SW bulb for the top light in my fridge and it only lasted for about 3 to 4 months. Is this do to the cold in the fridge or maybe the door being opened and closed turning the light on and off more often than a bulb in a table lamp, or could it be just a defective bulb? Should I try another one of this type bulb in my fridge? Thank You for your cooperation in this matter

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You should use a standard 40 watt appliance bulb (usually clear). The life of compact florescent bulbs is greatly shortened by turning it on and off frequently. They work best being left on for 15 minutes or longer. Cold temperatures can also shorten bulb life as well.

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