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Old 11-19-2008, 08:43 PM   #1
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I have a standing lamp that has two chains for two light bulbs. One of the chains will not move so I can turn the light on. How do I fix the problem?

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Old 11-19-2008, 08:50 PM   #2
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Get a new socket

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Old 11-19-2008, 08:53 PM   #3
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I have a standing lamp that has two chains for two light bulbs. One of the chains will not move so I can turn the light on. How do I fix the problem?
1st unplug lamp. try to spray a little wd40 and gently pull chain, if that does not work y9u will have to open the fixture and clear the stuck chain. Do not worry it is a easy fix..
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:01 PM   #4
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Although I cannot say for sure, there is a good chance that the switch assembly in the socket is wearing out and if you succeed as described above, another failure is likely a short time later.
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:26 AM   #5
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This pull chain switch is easily removed and can be replaced. The little brass hole the chain goes through is actually the holding nut. Unscrew it and the switch can be removed and replaced.
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:53 AM   #6
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You can generally find a replacement chain switch at homeless depot or lowes.
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