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Old 01-13-2013, 12:33 PM   #1
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breaker trips on motion sensor flood lights


after installing 2 motion sensor flood lights the breaker keeps tripping

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You created a short when you installed it. Post pictures of the junction box connections, where the light mounts, along with a description of how many wires were there, and how they are hooked up before you installed the new light.

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after installing 2 motion sensor flood lights the breaker keeps tripping
The lighs come on ok will stay on for about 30 seconds then trips, asks like it's drawing to much current. Could it be beacuse of a no fault breaker
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No, it is because you have a issue with the fixture, and it is causing a short to trip the breaker. I would remove the fixture, install a non-motion type and see if the still behavior happens.
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