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Old 11-25-2003, 08:35 PM   #1
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Removing light covers

I can get those square light covers off easily but I can't figure out how to get the long covers off. They are approximately 4 x 24 inches.


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Old 12-09-2003, 08:40 PM   #2
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Mine just squeze from both sides. Besides they sell them when you break them. Go for it!

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Old 12-15-2003, 10:32 AM   #3
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Leave the light on for a few minutes to warm up the lens before removing. A hair dryer will also help but you must use it on a low setting being carfeul not to warp the lens.
Bend the lens in gently and it will come out.
If it is stubborn you can carefully use a butter knife to pry an end out. If it is warm it should come out and not crack.
I removed then lenses in my 20 year old Airstream with no problem using this method.
I washed them iwith dish soap, replaced any bad bulbs and they look great.
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