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I have a lamp that has a lightbulb that has a 3 way socket…

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I have a lamp...

I have a lamp that has a lightbulb that has a 3 way socket that operates a night light on the bottom and a light bulb at the top and I need a new switch socket

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

So far most of the day today but the light bulb went out last week and thought it was the bulb because the night light was still working

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If we can find the socket that it holds a light bulb under the lamp shade and wires a 15 volt bulb in the bottom as a night light

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

We took the lamp and the socket to Lowes who told my husband that it took a 3 wire lamp switch and they did not carry them

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Electrical
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