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Old 11-09-2012, 02:26 AM   #1
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Remove Light Cover on Kitchen Accent Lights?

Can anyone tell me how to remove the cover on the accent lights in the kitchen/slide??? See pic for lights!

We have tried twisting/turning/pulling - but nothing happens!
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:51 PM   #2
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Updating, hoping someone knows how to do this!
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:22 PM   #3
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Look for a small slot at the base where you could put a screwdriver in to pry/pop it off.

I'm just guessing here.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:02 AM   #4
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Wanderer - nope that does not work...tried that already!!!!!!
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:05 PM   #5
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I have a Voltage 3200, and if you are talking about the smallish round lights that are almost flush with the surface (sometimes called "puck lights"), then they do just pull straight out, requiring a little force. They have spring loaded fingers that hold the light fixture in, kind of like dry wall fastners. It might help you to go to a Camping World, or RV parts store and look at the same kind of light to see what the back side of the light looks like.
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I have a Voltage 3200, and if you are talking about the smallish round lights that are almost flush with the surface (sometimes called "puck lights"), then they do just pull straight out, requiring a little force. They have spring loaded fingers that hold the light fixture in, kind of like dry wall fastners. It might help you to go to a Camping World, or RV parts store and look at the same kind of light to see what the back side of the light looks like.
Thank you for that info....we went to look at the light(s) at CW, the parts manager told us that they do not remove and once burnt out you throw them away ! Anyway, a sales clerk looked at my face and after the mgr walked away, we looked at it and sure enough they come apart! However we have pushed, preyed, pulled and cannot get the covers off the lights in the TH......I guess come spring will put more muscle into them!

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Old 11-20-2012, 06:50 PM   #7
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This was in another forum - "Cup your hands under as if you were holding up the fixture on one side. Gently squeeze and slide outward. It should move about an inch then fall into your hand."

"Or, just behind the clear part of the lens closet to the switch, press up with your thumb. It will take quite a bit of pressure. "

The original has pics to compare to your fixture RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Travel Trailers: Removing lens cap from light fixture.
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This was in another forum - "Cup your hands under as if you were holding up the fixture on one side. Gently squeeze and slide outward. It should move about an inch then fall into your hand."

"Or, just behind the clear part of the lens closet to the switch, press up with your thumb. It will take quite a bit of pressure. "

The original has pics to compare to your fixture RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Travel Trailers: Removing lens cap from light fixture.
Thanks....but I'm trying to figure out how to take off the lens on our accent lights......
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Is that a frame around the lens as seen in your photo? By any chance is the frame removable?
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:56 AM   #10
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No the frame is not removable.......


http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...en-lights/6162

the above link is for the lights I'm referring to.

Guess any other suggestions will have to wait until spring, as the TH has been put into winter storage about 40-45 minutes away!
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:20 AM   #11
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I have something like that in my house kitchen. I'll bet the frames pry off.

Can you get new frames and lights? Yes? Then pull the old ones piecemeal if they won't come out whole, and replace the whole dang assembly.


That'll teach those Dutchmen a lesson or two! Snort!
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Vern - that would be a total of 12 (I believe) light to replace.

I've sent the manufacturer a email...lets see if I get a response from them!
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Got an answer from Gustafson Lighting -

If you have our lights, the lens is very simple to remove. There are little tabs in the light. If you turn the lens just a tiny bit counter clockwise, you will be able to lift the lens off.

Connie Seniff
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Phone: 574-522-0871 Ext. 214
Fax: 574-522-4529
connies@guslighting.com

We'll have to wait until spring and give it a try!
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So simple when you know how but impossible when you dont. Glad you got it figured out..
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Good for you for being so creative (asking the manufacturer).
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