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Transom/Swim Platform Light - 2006 250 EC

I noticed today that my Transom/Swim Platform light is out. It usually works with the Nav lights. I am hoping it's a simple fix - blown bulb, before I start chasing down an electrical issue. 

Can someone tell me how to access the bulb in this light?  It is mounted on the transom, has a silver bezel around it, must be water tight because of its location. From the engine compartment I only see the wires going into the transom. 
Does the bezel pull/screw off?  If so, how does it reattach with a snug fit?

I have a 2006 250 Express Cruiser. 

Many my thanks in advance. 

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    MarkBMarkB Member Posts: 3,969 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I believe the bezel either pops off or unscrew off. Mine came off once when something heavy in the locker hit it. I just had to pop it back together. 

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    duane.mosleyduane.mosley Member Posts: 317 ✭✭✭
    i have the same year and  model,  the previous owner had caulked the lens back on and the frame of the light was screwed into the transom. i ended up buying a new light. my transom light is powered by it's own switch on the dash, it does not come on with the nav/anchor light. i have to turn it on separately.
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    Cableguy GregCableguy Greg Member Posts: 5,016 ✭✭✭✭✭
    There should be a slot for a screwdriver on the bottom side of it to pop it off. I replaced mine with a LED light that fit in the same holes made by Attwood.
    2008 280 Express Cruiser, 6.2MPI, B3, Pittsburgh, PA "Blue Ayes"
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    [Deleted User][Deleted User] Dana Point, California, USAPosts: 0 ✭✭✭
    If the bulb is blown, it's a good opportunity to switch to an LED type bulb and reduce your battery drain from the house battery when you are on the hook.

    Andy
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    Cableguy GregCableguy Greg Member Posts: 5,016 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Here is the direct fit LED light...

    http://www.attwoodmarine.com/store/product/6556

    2008 280 Express Cruiser, 6.2MPI, B3, Pittsburgh, PA "Blue Ayes"
    Go Steelers!!!
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    Handymans342Handymans342 Member Posts: 10,375 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Greg, is there one for the oval lights? 
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    jkleinjklein Member Posts: 49 ✭✭
    Thanks guys. It turned out to be a loose wire at the helm. 

    cableguy Greg - is the Atwood replacement an exact fit?  No drilling of new holes?  Also, what is the wire connection since I didn't see it at the back of the light. Is it a plug, wire harness, etc.?
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    [Deleted User][Deleted User] Dana Point, California, USAPosts: 0 ✭✭✭
    @jklein Was the wire just loose or corroded?

    Andy
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    Cableguy GregCableguy Greg Member Posts: 5,016 ✭✭✭✭✭
    It was an exact fit for my light. No new holes to drill. I used butt connectors to splice it to the existing wires. The light that I had was round, not showing any screws and I had to push in the small tab on the bottom to remove the chrome bezel to get to the screws. I had the same lights in my arch.
    2008 280 Express Cruiser, 6.2MPI, B3, Pittsburgh, PA "Blue Ayes"
    Go Steelers!!!
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    jkleinjklein Member Posts: 49 ✭✭
    Andyd - it was just loose however I didn't check for corrosion. I've been playing around with the helm/dash seeing why the faria gauges are broken (I've read all the posts on how bad they are). However I actually think my speedo is broke at the out drive end...

    anyway, transom light is fixed but still considering cableguys suggestion of led Atwood...

    thanks k's for all the feedback. 
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