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Old 05-23-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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Rim around lighting fixture fell off. HELP


I have recessed lighting in my ceiling. There is a plastic rim thing around each bulb (It's technical name is a "trim ring") somehow attaches to a thin metal part of the lighting fixture (the baffel?). The rim fell off, and I am unsure of how to re-attach it. I have tried many methods, but none have worked out. An image of a similar fixture can be found at the link below:

[URL="http://http://bscconstruction.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/12-23-09-lighting-ceiling-fans-015.jpg"]

Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 05-23-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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I have recessed lighting in my ceiling. There is a plastic rim thing around each bulb (It's technical name is a "trim ring") somehow attaches to a thin metal part of the lighting fixture (the baffel?). The rim fell off, and I am unsure of how to re-attach it. I have tried many methods, but none have worked out. An image of a similar fixture can be found at the link below:

[url="http://http://bscconstruction.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/12-23-09-lighting-ceiling-fans-015.jpg"]

Any help would be appreciated.


there should be some springs that attach to the both the housing and the "trim ring" the springs allow you to attach both ( with no bulb screwed in)

be sure the power is shut off to the fixture before attempting work on it. From the circuit breaker.
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:07 PM   #3
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If it fell off then it may be the wrong trim ring. There's two differant types.
One with two springs and one with two wires that pull it tight to the ceiling.
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