Bedside table lamps switches can break with the constant rotation created when the lamp is turned on from time to time. Instead of throwing out your lamp, replace the switch by replacing the outlet. The change is in fact a part of the socket and a much easier substitute than trying to repair the switch on its own. You can save your lamp and save money by repairing it instead of replacing it.
Remove the lampshade and the lamp bulb. Then, remove the harp from the lamp by squeezing the sides of the harp towards the socket and lifting it up and out of the harp base. The harp is the part of the light that keeps in the shade. Hold the outer sleeve in your hand, and pull it up and away from the socket. The outer sleeve jacket may require a slight force to pull it up and out.
12 Picture Gallery: Ideas to Repair Broken Switch In Bedside Table Lamps
Pull the switch on the inner socket of the socket to access the wiring of the socket switch. Once the wiring is exposed, use a screwdriver to loosen the screws on each side of the inner cavity, and remove the wires from under the screws. Stop using the inner socket. Install the new switch for the indoor socket. Feel the wires of the lamp. A lamp wire is ribbed or rough; Wrap this wire around the silver screw on the side of the new power switch. The remaining wire is soft and wrapped around the copper screw on the opposite side of the power switch. Tighten the two screws to secure the lamp wires securely in place.
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