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Old 09-03-2012, 12:10 AM  
Yod12
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Default Replacing fluorescent fixture

I have two, four foot T12 light strips (fixtures). I've been slowly learning how to replace these. I got new ones, but can't figure out how to get the hard plastic grommet for the feed wires going into the existing strip. The thing is very ridgid. Also got a small aluminum clip or sumpthin in a small platic bag next to the ballast with the new one. No idea what that's for. Any help appreciated.


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Old 09-03-2012, 05:01 PM  
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Sometimes you can pry the plastic grommet out with needle nose pliers or using a screwdriver. There is sometimes a spot where you can pry the grommet open or out. The aluminum piece is probably a clip that holds in the junction/ ballast cover. It slides into a little groove on one end and then the clip goes in like a little hole on the other end. Some just snap in others might have to twist.
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