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I have a broken B22 'bayonet' style light socket. One of the grooves that holds the bulb lugs has snapped off. How can I replace it, and what to look for in a replacement? enter image description here

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Replace the whole thing.

Turn off power to the lighting circuit. Check, then unscrew the top white part and use a screwdriver to undo the screws holding the wires/

Any hardware store will stock replacements.

Some have metal to retain the bayonet pins, which is probably stronger than all-plastic construction.

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