Leviton 70046 E26 Medium Ceramic Light Socket Replacement

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Porcelain Keyless Lamp-holder | 4KV Pulse Rated | 600VAC 600W

Leviton 70046 HID socket lamp-holder in white color has a glazed porcelain body and one-piece construction. It has has a voltage rating of 600 Volts, pulse rating of 4K and power rating of 660W. It offers side wired access for convenience and features leaf spring and nickel-plated copper-alloyed screw shell/contacts. It is engineered for medium based LED, CFL, incandescent and HID bulbs.



How to Replace a Ceramic E26 Medium Light Socket: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you have a broken or damaged e26 porcelain light socket, it's important to replace it as soon as possible to avoid any electrical hazards. In this guide, we'll show you how to replace a ceramic medium lampholder in a few simple steps.

Step 1: Turn Off the Power Before you begin, make sure the power to the light fixture is turned off. You can do this by turning off the switch or circuit breaker that controls the light.

Step 2: Remove the Old Socket To remove the old socket, unscrew the bulb and gently pull the socket out of the fixture. Be sure to keep the wires connected to the socket.

Step 3: Disconnect the Wires Next, disconnect the wires from the old socket. If the wires are attached with screws, use a screwdriver to loosen them. If the wires are attached with push-in connectors, gently pull them out.

Step 4: Connect the Wires to the New Replacement Socket Take the new socket and connect the wires to it. If the wires are attached with screws, tighten them securely. If the wires are attached with push-in connectors, push them in firmly.

Step 5: Insert the New Ceramic Medium Socket Replacement Once the wires are connected, insert the new socket into the fixture. Make sure it's securely in place and flush with the fixture.

Step 6: Screw in the Bulb Finally, screw in the bulb and turn the power.

Warning:  It's always important to prioritize safety when it comes to any kind of electrical work in your home or workspace. While there are some minor electrical tasks that can be done on your own, it's best to leave the bigger and more complicated tasks to a qualified electrician.

Calling a qualified electrician is particularly important if you are unsure about any aspect of the electrical work you need to do. This includes situations where you may not have the right tools, knowledge, or expertise to perform the task safely and effectively.


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Extra Information

Catalog No:
Socket Type:
E26 Medium
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Base Material:
660W / 600V
Country of Origin:
Made in China