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Old 01-12-2007, 07:28 AM   #1
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Light keeps blowing

I have a lamp post by my walkway, I put a new bulb in and it blew, put another one in and that blew. Must be a short somewhere? where should I start looking? underground cable? socket?

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Old 01-12-2007, 07:36 AM   #2
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Light keeps blowing

It is extreemly unlikely that you have a short circuit.

You may have something miswired, or you may have too much voltage. What type of light is it, and what type of bulb are you trying to use?

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Light keeps blowing

Turn off the power to this unit and check to see if there is moisture/water inside the socket for the bulb.
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Old 01-15-2007, 09:42 AM   #4
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Have you taken a voltage reading at the light fixture?
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