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The lightbulb on my freezer went out, the freezer is a Frigidaire FFFH20F2QW. I've tested the actual socket, and it seems to be working, so I'm pretty sure it must be the bulb.

I see the the official replacement bulb is part number 5304517886. This part is an LED bulb that is relatively expensive.

  • Is there any other part that fits?
  • Is the base a standard socket size?
  • Is there an incandescent part number that is cheaper?

I've tried to google for the above answers, but wasn't able to find clear answers. Any help is appreciated..

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A quick googling suggests you are dealing with an Edison E17 type base. This is the third most common base in North America, after E27 (normal) and E10 (candelabra). 17 = diameter in millimeters (think slightly smaller than 3/4").

You should be able to be able to use any 120V LED bulb with an E17 base. Be wary of mail order especially Amazon.

I would not use an incandescent bulb because the freezer's socket area may not be built for the heat of an incandescent.

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  • I also googled around, and numerous amazon reviews stated that it was a unique/proprietary thread size. After your response, i just grabbed an existing E17 bulb from another appliance, and it did fit fine. Thank you!
    – Jeremy
    Jun 2 at 22:57
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    The E17 is commonly referred to as "Appliance Bulb". The funny thing is that while the incandescent versions were built for "all extremes", the LED versions are great for refrigerators/freezers but useless (because LEDs don't like 350 degrees F) for ovens. Jun 2 at 23:03
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    @Jeremy Yeah, many Amazon sellers do fake reviews (that's what "brushing" is all about). Amazon just ceased to be reliable for electrical gear of any kind. Jun 3 at 0:07

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