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removing lights

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by chuckers, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. chuckers

    chuckers Member
    Messages: 39

    I have a light that broke in the socket how do you go about removing it? I have tried a few things and they have not worked yet how do you go about that. It is the turn signals and running lights?

    Thanks Chris
  2. JTW

    JTW Senior Member
    Messages: 137

    well if it was a house light bulp I would say use a potato... Did you try needle nose pliers to grab it and twist?
  3. chuckers

    chuckers Member
    Messages: 39

    done tried it
  4. bigjoe871

    bigjoe871 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    What kind of bulb?

    I once put some construction adhesive on the end of a stick and stuck it on a broken out bulb. Wait 15 minutes and pulled it out. Its not too technical, but it worked.
  5. chuckers

    chuckers Member
    Messages: 39

    Its for the turn signal and running lights on a western head gear. It has the metal plate in there that screws in can you buy the metal plate anywere and just change that?
  6. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    Use A needle nose pliers and a screwdriver. slide the screwdriver down the side between the bulb stub and the socket, now pry it away from the side and grab it with the pliers.:waving:
  7. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    if it's a bayonet bulb (has 2 pins and twists 90 degres in like an 1157) just a pair of needle nose pliers. open them enought to put one point on either side of the center, push in and twist. Works every time.
  8. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    MAke sure to pull the fuse first!