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Old 05-21-2016, 10:25 PM   #1
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18" Flourescent lights

I have these lights in the celling and the plastic covers keep falling off. I have tried double sided sticky tape but still falls. Any ideas?
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Hard to say...but a photo might be real useful so went can see what your are dealing with.


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Are the lenses held on with small pins , 4 , one in each corner ?
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Hard to say...but a photo might be real useful so went can see what your are dealing with.


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All the photo would be is showing a light fixture with or without the plastic cover, or the cover itself.
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Are the lenses held on with small pins , 4 , one in each corner ?
No pins just snaps in.
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Buy a better quality light fixture? I have a dozen Thin-lites in my coach and no cover has ever fallen out.
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A small glob of silicone in the corners should keep them in place
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A small glob of silicone in the corners should keep them in place
Simple, Creative and Practical.

Wish I could think like that..
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Buy a better quality light fixture? I have a dozen Thin-lites in my coach and no cover has ever fallen out.
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Damn I think you hit it. I'll try that.

That's helping unlike RVRoamer.
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Sounds like they've been overheated abd distorted. If it's only one or two lights try swapping the covers out in different fixtures.

I've had no problems with mine which I think are the same as yours, they had the stock bulbs in them until they were swapped with LED bulbs a few years ago.

If you have access to a good heat gun I'd consider heating around where the tab are and spread the sides apart with a suitable sized piece of wood while they cool down.
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Damn I think you hit it. I'll try that.

That's helping unlike RVRoamer. "


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