Quote Originally Posted by danemayer View Post
On some models the TV is on a pivoting mount. On others, it's hanging on a bar mounted to the wall. If the latter, the wood strip above the top edge of the TV will have 3 screws holding it in place. With that strip removed, things might be clearer.

Or you might have the pivoting model.
I have the pivoting model (which is a problem all by itself for another thread perhaps) so there is not access like you describe.

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Quote Originally Posted by JohnDar View Post
That grille could be spring or clip mounted. Since you can't grip it with your fingers, try gently prying the short edge with a plastic paint scraper to see if it lifts at all. It's unlikely that they built the slide around the light fixture, it had to be one of the last items put into it.
This seems like a plausable idea. I'll give it a try this evening. thanks!