Originally Posted by markwb
Isn't there any way you can get it with needle nose pliers? Maybe I'm not understanding your problem.
If you're talking about a bulb pin getting stuck in the socket when you pulled the plug off, can you pop the back off the plug and push the pin out of the connector that way?
P.*. No offense but you do know that the gray plastic part closest to the bulb is part of the replaceable bulb, not part of the socket, right? (This might not be obvious if you haven't bought your replacement yet.)