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How do I change this light bulb? What do I do with the wires

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How do I change this light bulb? What do I do with the wires etc? Please help!
picture is here: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20130901101053AAWiOhb

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be glad to assist you. It would have been better to see the other side with the lamp. I suspect that it is a bi-pin lamp, which is removed by pushing down on it and turning it counter clockwise.

 

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How did you do? Did the lamp release?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hello!


Thank you so much for your response.


Yes I agree I should have given you more pictures or details!


Unfortunately the lamp is not the same as the one you mentioned...


Here is a link to the picture of the other side.


There is no way to remove it from this side - the metal surrounding is stuck - so the only way to remove it this way would be to break it off somehow.


So from the first picture, would I have to remove the wires?


I might call an expert, it's very difficult...


But here is another picture if you can suggest something else :)
Thank you.


http:[email protected]/


 

Try turning the trim Sir bonding the lamp.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It doesn't turn at all. It's basically stuck with super glue or something. Should I just pry it open and maybe break it, but then reapply it with more super glue? Thank you for the help anyway though.

Unusual to be that difficult to remove a lamp. Tell me the manufacturer and model number. I may be able to find some info online.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

This is the only thing I could find out about it:
http://www.weico-asia.net/products04.html?act=Product&gid=25


it's a weico asia w-005


but that's only the transformer


i think the main problem is how the lamp was installed into the bathroom's mirror shelf


no idea why it's so difficult though..

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I finally did it!


I put a flat based screwdriver on the side of the lamp and kept moving it until the cover finally came out! it's a halogen bulb..


thank you for all your help though :)

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