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Old 04-06-2010, 01:46 PM   #1
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Halogen Puck Light Problem


My kitchen was remodeled 8 years ago and two of the halogen puck lights under the cabinet are no longer working. Others in the kitchen are fine. In troubleshooting this, I concluded that it's not the bulbs, not the outlet that the transformer is plugged into and not the switch or any loose wires that I can see.

Does anyone know what I should try next, short of calling in another electrician?

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Old 04-06-2010, 05:50 PM   #2
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Could there be another transformer somewhere? I have two for my low voltage undercabinet lights. Did you double check the bulbs by swapping them around with known good ones? Have you continuety checked the wires back to the transformer?

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Based on your troubleshooting, I'd say it sounds like a connection that slipped somewhere. Last post said try continuity on the wires. I agree Make sure there aren't any mystery splices buried somewhere that came apart.
Also make sure the wires are secure on the fixture itself. Perhaps there is voltage but no contact at the lamp.
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Thanks. I'll take a look. There are 2 puck lights hooked up to one switch and the one transformer. Both lights are not working. The bulbs are OK. They're just not getting power. Will have to see where the continuity break is.
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Check the voltage coming from the transformer.
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Definitely. I didn't realize more than one light on one transformer were not working. Possibly bad tranny.

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