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Can I install a larger size bulb in the light socket?

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Replacing a Light Bulb

Question: Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture?

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A19 or A15 Light Bulb
Can I put a A19 size 60w bulb in ceiling fan light that usually takes an A15 60w bulb?

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Socket Sizes and Socket Adapters for Light Fixtures

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