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Old 09-02-2012, 09:26 PM   #1
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2008 373 light bezel removal

While trying to replace burned out bulb unable to remove bezel. Broke lens, still unable to remove bezel. What's trhe trick?? See photos.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:01 PM   #2
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I hold outter ring and palm of hand flat on glass rotate the glass counter clockwise while pushing in lightly
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:41 AM   #3
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I use a piece of " non-slip/skid" shelf/drawer liner to keep my plam from sliding on the glass and ring of fixture. Before reinstalling the glass cover I put a small amount of vaseline on the grooves on the glass to make it a little easier to remove when the second time comes around.
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Old 09-03-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
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I use a piece of " non-slip/skid" shelf/drawer liner to keep my plam from sliding on the glass and ring of fixture. Before reinstalling the glass cover I put a small amount of vaseline on the grooves on the glass to make it a little easier to remove when the second time comes around.

Great idea about using vasoline or some type of non-flamable non-petrolium base lube
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:57 PM   #5
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I have tried as suggested. Can't budge any of the 5 other lens/bezels. Lube on assembly is a good idea, I wish this had been done on original installation.
Still open to suggestions. Thanks to all who have responded
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:25 PM   #6
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I have tried as suggested. Can't budge any of the 5 other lens/bezels. Lube on assembly is a good idea, I wish this had been done on original installation.
Still open to suggestions. Thanks to all who have responded
If ou have a soft ceiling like mine you can also pull down the whole fixture out of the ceiling. Then you are able to hold the main body of the fixture and try again.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:22 AM   #7
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I can't believe this question has come up. Back out camping with my 2011 GT330XL after 12 days back at the dealer after the maiden trip couple of weeks back. I have the exact same problem with a burned out bulb on the under the cabinets light. I can turn the metal looking bezel, mine looks exactly like the second photo, to what seems to be far enough that it should come off, but won't. I don't want to break the darn thing but feel stupid going back to the dealer for something like this. Oh, is the bulb a 10W halogen? I can't read the writing on it and that is the only size etc. at Camping World that matches by look.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:31 PM   #8
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The bulb is 20W and I found replacemet 12V/20W at Lowes . The first photo is the fixture that had the burned out bulb and cannot remove the bezel. This "problem" promted my original question.
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:13 PM   #9
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Thanks rgfenner!
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:05 PM   #10
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On the smaller fixtures such as over the sink, the whole fixture (chrome and glass) twist off together. On the larger fixtures in the ceiling, just the glass twists out and the chrome stays.
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