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Old 12-30-2015, 04:34 PM   #11
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Wasn't there a thread here somewhere that described how a new LED lamp can be installed in one of these fixtures, without having to replace the entire thing?
I don't recall seeing that specifically, though it's been discussed in several different places. From what I can tell from pictures of the fixtures, you could probably replace it if you're handy with wires and soldering; the elements are soldered onto the wires from the switch IIRC. In that case I would probably try to put a "female" receptacle in the fixture as opposed to re-hard wiring a new element. But really, the fixtures themselves aren't that expensive (I just bought one from Amazon for like $10), and you'd have to buy the new element anyway.

But again, if you're under warranty, give your dealer a call. My dealer is good about me providing the labor and them providing the parts. It saves us both a whole lot of time and effort (and money).

Of course, all of this assumes it's truly the fixture that's bad. I guess I would back up a few steps and put a volt meter on the wires just to make sure...
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Old 12-30-2015, 05:10 PM   #12
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I called a dealer a few towns over and they confirmed that I have to order the entire fixture. I'm not a fan of the fixture anyway, so I will replace it with one that's more appealing. I'm also out of warranty since I'm the second owner. Thanks for all the replies. This site is awesome.
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First I would take the burned out bulb to a local RV Dealer...they should have replacements of all sizes.

If that doesn't work Home Depot, Lowes or a hardware store. Key is to take the bulb along you need to replace.
Unless it's one of the integrated LED's Lowe's Home Depot.
I took a bulb out of one of the dinette lights, no bulb markings, to Lowe's. Employee in electric took one look @ the bulb went to the bulbs and handed me a T3? 20w halogen. Purrrfect fit
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