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Old 02-14-2016, 06:44 PM   #1
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These two bathroom vanity spotlight bulbs don't work anymore. How do I replace them? I don't know how to get the bulb out of the housing and worstly, I don't know where to find them/the model isn't clear. Can someone find it for me online?
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Try Googling the Model # and see what comes up. They look like low voltage (18v?) halogen so there will be a transformer somewhere in the cabinet header. As far as removing the lamp, I can't believe it would be sold as a complete unit but possible - then you'd have to be able to unplug it somehow from inside the cabinet. Partial turn lock? Threaded? Spring clips. I have low voltage halogen over my fireplace that are retained by spring clips but I can't remember how the bulb is connected. Maybe a Sparky will have better information.

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I can't make out the model number... Lol anyone?
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It is a low voltage bulb. Looks like 30 or 50 watts at 12 volts.
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I think it says 30 but I wouldnt know where to look for it or how to remove it. I tried those suggestions but cant get the bulb out of the enclosure
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The front trim pops off some how. You might need to pry it bit with a screw driver.
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Look like standard recess mounted puck lights.
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The front trim pops off some how. You might need to pry it bit with a screw driver.

Are you certain it comes out, before I start prying? Either straight out or unscrews...
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The inside ring around the glass is friction fitted to the housing. Gently pry it out without using too much pressure which could break the lens.
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It is 30W @ 12V. Ditto on brric advice to prying the light out
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It looks similar to the ones I used to have. It pivots to aims it. If you pry slightly at the pivot point they should come apart.
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Ok, I'll give it a shot and keep you posted.
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I replaced both burnt bulbs and everything works.
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Did you check the prices for LED units to see if they will give you the same light, but without the heat and yellow color.
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No cuz it wouldnt have fit in the vanity cutout. I just wanted a quick fix. These lights aren't used often anyways:

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