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Old 03-24-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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dusk to dawn security light

We have two dusk to dawn security lights that will not turn off. We lost power a few days ago and ever since.....they will not turn off. We have briefly cut the power to both units and they will come right back on in about 4 minutes regardless of how much sun we have. These units are on two separate buildings, several yards apart. Does anyone have any suggestions?


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Old 03-24-2011, 12:35 PM   #2
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Do you know exactly what part is the sensor? Make sure it is not covered with dirt.

There may be a screwdriver adjustment to tell how bright the surroundings must get to turn off the light. It is usually not instant-acting, you may have to wait up to two minutes before the light actually goes out in response to a change you make.

If this doesn't work you may have to replace the sensor, possibly requiring replacing the entire fixture.


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