The Streamlight Stinger LED bulbs are exponentially brighter when compared to the incandescent lights. The LED lights are basically the dense and hard pieces of glass that tend to use the magnification process to generate more light while using less energy. This makes them to be more durable hence; you will not have to change them every now and then. In our discussion below, we have provided you with simple steps that you can use in changing the bulb on the Streamlight Stinger LED flashlight without calling for an expert from town.
To begin with, spread a towel or any other piece of cloth on a workshop counter, kitchen table or any other surface as long as the surface is flat. Unscrew the casing of the battery to remove the back. Once you have removed the batteries and cap, place them somewhere secure and proceed to the next step.
Remove the bulb’s reflector casing found at the front of the flashlight. Carefully shake the flashlights while holding them with a piece of cloth to remove the broken glasses. You should take care to avoid injuries that come along with this task.
With the help of needle nose pliers, strongly grab the remaining LED bulbs and remove them one after another. The old LED bulbs are no longer useful; you can dispose them at one of the safest places within the home especially if you have small kids. Remember to shake the flashlights strongly to remove broken pieces of glass in readiness for replacement with new bulbs.
Pick up the LED bulb that you have bought by the base with the help of needle nose pliers. In case you opt for another tool, ensure that it holds the bulbs well so that they do not fall and break in the process of replacement. After that, place the Bulb into the tiny pin holes located on the reflector casing. This acts as the point through which current flows into the Bulbs while they are operating. Sometimes you fix the bulb only for it to fall off the holder as soon as you are finish. To avoid this, gently push the bulb with your fingers to ensure that is not set in its right position but it is also firm.
This is the last step in the replacement process and therefore you have to be very careful. Using the right type of screw, tighten the reflector back casing back by turning it to the right hand side. Then you will have to return the batteries cap into its right position by simply turning it with the screw until its tight enough for use. Precautions that you should take when replacing the LED bulbs.
There are things you should avoid when and after replacing the LED Bulbs. Some of them include the following:
- After fixing the bulb, you should avoid covering the flashlights with plastic, fabric or any other flammable material when the lights are working.
- While fixing the bulb, ensure that children and pets are not within the house
- During the process, application of excessive force on the LED bulbs is likely to damage them.
- Ensure that you keep the old bulbs out of children’s reach since they can swallow them
- You should not handle the bulbs with water or dirt if at all you want them to function properly.
- Design your lighting system at a place where it is free from any condensation.
Once you follow the steps outlined and the precaution provided fixing Streamlight Stinger LED bulbs is not something that will make you to spend sleepless nights thinking of the best thing you can do.