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Old 01-18-2009, 06:21 PM   #1
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Light & switch not working

I've got a light over a bathroom vanity that stopped working a couple days back. I removed the switch and used a voltage detector to test for a hot wire. None of the wires tested hot, so it seems I've got no power going in or out of that switch. All surrounding outlets and lights are working, and I confirmed the voltage detector is working. I'm fairly new to diy and am now at a loss over what to do next.


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Old 01-18-2009, 06:28 PM   #2
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Light & switch not working

Push the reset on the GFCI. If that doesn't work then you have a loose connection where ever this switch gets it power. Could be at the fixture.


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