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Nutone Range Vent Hood Replace Light Socket, Right #S99271236

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the right light socket on a Nutone range hood. The most common reason for replacing the light socket is when the range vent hood light isn’t working.

All of the information for this right light socket replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Broan, Nutone, Kenmore

Tools needed: multi screwdriver, ¼ inch socket, wire cutters, needle-nose pliers, flat head bit

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with most repairs, you should shut off the power to the appliance before you begin.
2
To replace the light socket in your range vent hood first push in on the tabs to release the light cover.
3
Now unthread the light bulb.
4
Use a quarter inch socket to remove the screw securing the control cover.
5
Pull the cover off.
6
Next, cut the wires free of the connecters.
7
Now remove the filter screen.
8
Pull off the retaining clip and pull the fan blade off.
9
Reach in and pull the cut wires into the fan housing.
10
Use a large flathead screwdriver to depress the retaining tab to release the old light socket.
11
You’re now ready to install the new light socket.
12
Feed the new wires through into the fan housing and snap the new socket into place.
13
Route the wires behind the fan motor bracket and through the hole near the front of the fan housing.
14
Strip off a quarter inch of insulation from the existing wires.
15
Join the appropriate wires together and secure them with wire nuts.
16
Realign the control cover and replace the screw to secure.
17
Thread the light bulb into the new socket.
18
Replace the light cover by inserting the tabs into the slots on the fan housing.
19
Slide the fan blade onto the motor shaft and secure it with the retaining clip.
20
Replace the filter screen.
21
With the repair completed, restore power to the range vent hood and confirm that the new light socket works properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the right light socket on a Nutone range hood. The most common reason for replacing the light socket is when the range vent hood light isn’t working.

All of the information for this right light socket replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Broan, Nutone, Kenmore

Tools needed: multi screwdriver, ¼ inch socket, wire cutters, needle-nose pliers, flat head bit
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with most repairs, you should shut off the power to the appliance before you begin.
2
To replace the light socket in your range vent hood first push in on the tabs to release the light cover.
3
Now unthread the light bulb.
4
Use a quarter inch socket to remove the screw securing the control cover.
5
Pull the cover off.
6
Next, cut the wires free of the connecters.
7
Now remove the filter screen.
8
Pull off the retaining clip and pull the fan blade off.
9
Reach in and pull the cut wires into the fan housing.
10
Use a large flathead screwdriver to depress the retaining tab to release the old light socket.
11
You’re now ready to install the new light socket.
12
Feed the new wires through into the fan housing and snap the new socket into place.
13
Route the wires behind the fan motor bracket and through the hole near the front of the fan housing.
14
Strip off a quarter inch of insulation from the existing wires.
15
Join the appropriate wires together and secure them with wire nuts.
16
Realign the control cover and replace the screw to secure.
17
Thread the light bulb into the new socket.
18
Replace the light cover by inserting the tabs into the slots on the fan housing.
19
Slide the fan blade onto the motor shaft and secure it with the retaining clip.
20
Replace the filter screen.
21
With the repair completed, restore power to the range vent hood and confirm that the new light socket works properly.

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