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How do I replace a Light Socket in a Range Hood?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Disconnect electrical power

    The range hood's electrical power needs to be disconnected from the house circuit breaker.

  2. Remove the filters and the bottom panel

    The air filters need to be pulled out of the range hood. The screws that hold the bottom panel to the range hood frame need to be removed. If you remove the final screw, you should support the bottom panel with your hand.

  3. Remove the side panel

    The light sockets on the side panel are connected to the wire harness. Pull the front of the side panel inward to remove the locking tab.

  4. Remove the light socket

    The locking tabs that hold the light sockets in the side panel can be released by turning the bottom of the light sockets to the right. The side panel has a light sockets.

  5. Install the new light socket

    Push the new light sockets into the side panel with the locking tabs. Lock the light socket in the side panel by rotating it to the left.

  6. Reassemble the range hood

    The side panels need to be reinstalled. To get the side panels into the front brackets, push the back end of the side panels into the frame slots. The light sockets need to be plugged back in. Put the bottom panel in place. Place the mounting screws on the bottom panel. The air filters need to be reinstalled.

  7. Restore the electrical power

    To restore electrical power to the range hood, you need to reset the house circuit breaker.

Time required:

15 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

phillips screwdriver, work gloves.

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