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Old 02-10-2013, 11:48 AM   #16
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It's an overhead "dome" type light in our walk in closet.
Incandescent or fluorescent lamps?

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Incandescent or fluorescent lamps?
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Pull the fixture down and check for loose connections.
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take both wires from the switch(assuming it is not a 3-way switch) and connect both wires together. If the lite comes on the switch is bad. If the lite does not come on there is a loose connection somewhere.
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:04 PM   #20
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If power is coming into the switch location instead of at the light location, do the same:
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