Question about LG LRFC25750 Refrigerator French Door

1 Answer

How do I open the plastic shield covering the appliance bulbs in my LG french door refrigerator to change the bulbs? I can't seem to open it without breaking the plastic. What's the secret?

Posted by lkjakusz on

Ad

1 Answer

Mike

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 166 Answers

Use a butter knife and insert it in the slot between the cover and white plastic holder and pull the knife lightly twords you.
Do this on both sides and the cover should come out.

Use 40W bulbs for replacement.

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

Tip

Reduce risk of overheating and plastic melting if lights stay on


Even though I have found a statement (I think it was in the LG2.gif troubleshooting2.gif FAQS on line) that the lights in the newer LFX25960 french door/bottom freezer refrigerator will shut off after a period of time to prevent overheating and melting the plastic housing, I have heard of this problem enough times to worry about it. So I replaced the two 60 watt bulbs in my refrigerator with 25 watt appliance bulbs just in case. They provide more than enough light and do not get as hot when on. It took a while to find them. They are made by Philips2.gif and were at Home Depot but not always in stock.

on Sep 18, 2009 | LG LFX25960ST Stainless Steel French Door...

1 Answer

How do I change the lightbulb in the main refrigerator compartment


the hooks may be slight fingers holding the cover in place
press the cover inwards and hold in on that side and that will release the holding capacity and allow the cover to come down

Nov 23, 2015 | LG LFX23961 (226 cu ft) Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

How change freezer light bulb on model LFC 21776


yes to both, and I believe to remove the light bulb cover you gently lift up and out to gain access to the bulb.

Sep 18, 2014 | LG LFC21776ST 21 CF French Door Refer Cab...

1 Answer

Replace door switch


Hello;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

Before you change you door light switch. Lets check it out. First, if you have changed the light bulb, did you use a refrigeration light bulb. These bulbs sometimes are available in your local food market. If you used a household light bulb it eventually will fail. The household bulb is not designed for cold temperatures.

All appliances require specific light bulbs designed to the application such as, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers. Of course they are more expensive $8.00-$10.00.

Ok, lets assume you have the correct appliance light bulb in your refrigerator. With the door open push on the door light switch. If the light comes on your door switch.

All door switches are basically the same they are plastic two contacts, except for one that is a 3 contact switch. The third contact controls the ice dispenser. This switch is on the left side of the freezer wall (Liner).

Ok, lets change a door light switch. Unplug your refrigerator. With a small flat head screw driver (or butter knife) wedge behind the plastic switch frame. Pop it out. Be careful, do not pull it out too far. You will see the two connectors. It may be difficult to remove the connector, so wedge them with a flat head screw driver (Or butter knife). Do not pull on the wires, just the metal connector.

Ok, with your particular model the contact switch is on the top of your unit. There are two screws holding the hinge cover plate. These screws are either Phillips head or hex head. Either 1/4" or 5/16" hex head. Remove the hinge top cover. You have one on each side. There is a connector. With a small screw driver, wedge into the connector to release it. The rest is yours.

Peter, Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA

Sep 16, 2014 | LG LFX25960ST Stainless Steel French Door...

1 Answer

How do I remove plastic cover to change light bulb?


it should be on hooks. gently lift up and out, ice could cause it to be tuff to remove... you may want to defrost.

Aug 31, 2014 | LG LRFD22850 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator...

1 Answer

How to change the light in the refrig. compartment?


Some models are different...I hope this helps.

Replacing Light Bulbs
To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe personal injury or death, disconnect power to refrigerator before replacing light bulb. After replacing light bulb, reconnect power.
To avoid personal injury or property damage, observe the following:
• Allow light bulb to cool.
• Wear gloves when replacing light bulb.
Fresh Food Section
(style of light shield varies)
1. Slide clear light shield toward back of compartment to release from light assembly.
2. Remove light bulbs.
3. Replace with appliance bulbs no greater than 40 watts.
4. Replace light bulb cover by inserting tabs on light shield into liner holes on each side of light assembly. Slide shield toward front of refrigerator until it locks into place. Do not force shield beyond locking point. Doing so may damage light shield.
Freezer (style of light shield varies)
1. Reach behind the light cover.
2. With firm pressure, press forward on the notches at the back of the cover and pull down the cover will open from the back.
3. Remove the cover.
4. Remove light bulb
5. Replace bulb with appliance bulb no greater than 40 watts.
6. Insert front tabs of light cover into slots in freezer liner and snap rear portion over light assembly until rear tab engages.

Ric

Mar 09, 2010 | Heartland 3220RHSS Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

Light remains on when fridge door closed. door switch does not turn lights off? light was hot enough to melt plastic cover


You can take the door switch out and replace it with a new one. You may also need to get an appliance light bulb that's not so hot.

Oct 10, 2009 | LG LRFC25750 French Door Refrigerator

10 Answers

Refrigerator Lights Stayed on, Melted Plastic and Stopped Cooling


The control board relay switch for the light bulb stuck in the on position and needs to be replaced along with the light cover and housing.  There is also a replacement light harness that has a high limit switch to shut off the lights if this happens again.  LG knows about this problem and if you call LG customer service, they will grant a one time warranty extension to take care of this problem.

Jun 09, 2008 | LG LFC25760 French Door Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG LRFC25750 Refrigerator French Door Logo

1,259 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4656 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

18360 Answers

Are you a LG Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...