Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Electrical

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-14-2010, 07:46 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 1
Share |
Lightbulb

Half the lights on outdoor lighted reindeer decorations are out; how can I fix them?


I have two animated outdoor lighted reindeer decorations that I bought last year and when I put them out this year I discovered that only half the lights work. One of them was like that as soon as I plugged it in and the other one became that way as well after about 15 minutes. I bought a "Light Keeper Pro" tool that's supposed to fix Christmas lights but it did not solve the issue. Also, when I tested out the unlit bulbs with the bulb tester it said they were working. I also tried replacing the fuse which still didn't get the bulbs lit. I can't buy new reindeer either since every store within 100 miles is apparently completely sold out of them so I've got to make these ones work somehow but I'm not sure what else to do at this point. Any suggestions?

unlitreindeer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2010, 08:46 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Springfield OH
Posts: 768
Default

Half the lights on outdoor lighted reindeer decorations are out; how can I fix them?


I have had good luck with a light keeper pro. If you have tried that, and checked fuses, and confirmed no missing bulbs, then my suggestion is to simply add a new string of lights to your reindeer structure. Life is too short to spend hours troubleshooting a 2-dollar set of Christmas lights.

oberkc is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Finding underground electric wire for driveway lights. mitch21131 Electrical 25 09-24-2012 08:52 AM
Wiring up an outside set of motion sensing lights airdaleairdale Electrical 1 06-11-2009 08:35 PM
Fridge, A/c and half of lights suddenly not working Angelaleonard Electrical 9 04-19-2009 05:01 PM
gas log only half lights wiggs Appliances 1 12-14-2007 07:13 AM
gas fireplce only half lights wiggs HVAC 2 12-13-2007 05:37 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.