How to repair a floor lamp socket | GOODLY LIGHT

If your floor lamp stops working, don’t throw it away. It's probably just a little bit of a problem. There may be two causes for the problem: the socket or cord damaged. In this article, we want to share some tips to help you repair a floor lamp socket. Replacement socket switches are available at hardware stores and home improvement centers.

Unplug the floor lamp power cord from the wall outlet

Every time you repair an appliances,don’t forget to switch off electrical power. It’s very dangerous to work when the cord is connected.

Arc Floor Lamp

Remove the shade of the floor lamp

Most every floor lamp has a nut that holds a shade on. Unscrew the nut and lift off the shade. Turn the light bulb counterclockwise and remove it from the socket.

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Remove the socket

Using a flat head screw driver,apply pressure between the socket base and socket body, and pry the body out of the base.

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Remove the wires

Pull the socket up and you will see the two wires that connect to the socket. Loosen the wires attached to the screws and remove the wires from the socket.

Black Industrial Floor Lamp

Replace the new parts

Loosen the screw that secures the socket base and insert the new wires through the bottom of the new socket base. Install the new socket by reversing the steps used to remove the old one.Finally,screw in a new light bulb and install the lamp shade back. Plug the floor lamp power cord back to test if the lamp can work as usually.

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Post time: Sep-03-2020
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