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Old 01-18-2011, 02:38 PM   #1
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main ceiling lights 378ts

Could someone explain how to get into the 4 main ceiling lights in the coach that are controled by the switch by the entry door. I'd like to change bulbs I am afraid of ruining something by forcing entry.
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:25 PM   #2
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The round lights over our sofa require using your palm and turning to the left similar to a bayonet bulb, but we don't have the metal ring around ours. I'm sure someone has the same set-up.
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:23 PM   #3
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The round lights over our sofa require using your palm and turning to the left similar to a bayonet bulb, but we don't have the metal ring around ours. I'm sure someone has the same set-up.
Not talking about the lights over the sofa, but the lights going down the center of the coach and they have a metal ring around them but are much bigger than the ones over the sofa.
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They are on a spring clip, 2, pull fixture down and you will see fixture come out of ceiling. Then twist to left and remove the glass lenses. Replace bulb then re twist lenses on and fold spring clips to enter the ceiling .
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They are on a spring clip, 2, pull fixture down and you will see fixture come out of ceiling. Then twist to left and remove the glass lenses. Replace bulb then re twist lenses on and fold spring clips to enter the ceiling .
Finally got up enough nerve to try it myself and that's just what I had to do. Thanks so much for the help.
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Just wondering what changes you plan on doing to these bulbs you mention. Replacement with LED?

If they were left with the bulbs they presently have (incandesent?) does anyone know if they could be put on a dimmer switch?
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Just wondering what changes you plan on doing to these bulbs you mention. Replacement with LED?

If they were left with the bulbs they presently have (incandesent?) does anyone know if they could be put on a dimmer switch?
They are halogen bulbs and I'm just going to replace them.
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The other problem I have with the lights in the George Town 350 SE is the lights in slide out over the couch and the sink. The MFG states that all is need to remove is to twist to left and replace bulb and replace lenses by twisting to the right. The problem I have is the lights weld shut and will not twist left to replace lights. The MFG stated customers wanted no screws, hahah.I am looking a different model to replace theses lights. By the way all the lights can be replaced with led bulbs. The mfg of lights are.
R.B. Gustafson Corp.

Led source. Halogen bulbs are G4 base and other halogen bulbs in Coach are wedge base 921 I think.
http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...Fled_prods.htm

I have found both at the superbright site and they have a great American voice person to help you. Good luck

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The other problem I have with the lights in the George Town 350 SE is the lights in slide out over the couch and the sink. The MFG states that all is need to remove is to twist to left and replace bulb and replace lenses by twisting to the right. The problem I have is the lights weld shut and will not twist left to replace lights. The MFG stated customers wanted no screws, hahah.I am looking a different model to replace theses lights. By the way all the lights can be replaced with led bulbs. The mfg of lights are.
R.B. Gustafson Corp.

Led source. Halogen bulbs are G4 base and other halogen bulbs in Coach are wedge base 921 I think.
Super Bright LEDs ? LED Lights, Bulbs, and Accessories

I have found both at the superbright site and they have a great American voice person to help you. Good luck

I'm confused, if I wanted an LED light to replace my 20W halogen G4 based bulb how many lumens would I need? Would the G4WHP with 60 lumens be enough? Also, wondering which of the 921 wedge base bulbs I would need to replace the originals?
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Just wondering what changes you plan on doing to these bulbs you mention. Replacement with LED?

If they were left with the bulbs they presently have (incandesent?) does anyone know if they could be put on a dimmer switch?
I added dimmer switches over the dinette and barrel chair in our coach. The sofa lights were already on one. I just by-passed the push button light assembly for the dinette, I no longer need sunglasses to eat dinner. Here's what I used only in brown.


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Check around if this is what will work for you. I believe I bought mine at Makario's RV.

https://www.makariosrv.com/products/...%2C-Black.html

http://store.rv4u.com/rv4u/details.php?ITEM=3612185

I've seen them on ebay but usually white ones. Only saw brown one time.
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