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Light went out after 1 month.

Tried to change light bulb. Instructions say squeeze tabs. There is only 1 tab. Went back to Curry's. They looked at their fridge. Only 1 tab and doesnt move. Got it off by yanking cover from the back. We had a go and it worked. Came home and tried ours but doesnt move.

There must be a simple way to remove cover? Light isnt important except we need it to see if the fridge is working. Please help.

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  • ajt12 Jul 31, 2008

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We still cant get the cover off but as the fridge is only 1 month old I dont feel I should pay anything. In any case I'm not sure whether your sign means pounds, euros or dollars?
We are getting our son-in-law to come round next week and use brute force. We certainly shant buy any Whirlpool products again!

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