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Old 07-18-2013, 09:45 PM   #16
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Lights dim and then go bright - ONLY ON ONE CIRCUIT


Yes they used to allow those but not with a bedroom on bath circuit..would be good to know if wired after 99 also..

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Old 07-18-2013, 11:48 PM   #17
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Got a laser printer (or copy machine) connected to that circuit?

Those can cause similar symptoms .....
I have a laser printer before and it will cycle from time to time to keep it warm espcally if you leave them on standby mode which I useally turn it off if I don't need it for a while that will useally elemated the flickering lights.

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Old 07-19-2013, 06:35 AM   #18
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Got a laser printer (or copy machine) connected to that circuit?

Those can cause similar symptoms .....
Yes I do have an all-in-one wireless printer connected to that circuit as well, however as I had stated, I unplugged EVERYTHING from that wall outlet to make sure it was not an issue with the load so the only thing running on that particular breaker was the bathroom lights.

Tonight is the night that I will be pulling receptacles out of the wall and checking all the connections in the back. Wish me luck!

Thanks to EVERYONE who has provided feedback!! I really appreciate it!
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Yes they used to allow those but not with a bedroom on bath circuit..would be good to know if wired after 99 also..
The bedroom outlet is not on the GFI. It is on the same breaker. The GFI is connected to the two bathroom receptacles above the double vanity and the one outside receptacle only.
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Bathroom circuit should not ever have bedroom w it .nor same breaker .NEC dedicated circuit .
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I want to thank EVERYONE for their input. After pulling 3 receptacles, the culprit was indeed the outside one. All 3 of them had the push-in type connections, however the outside receptacle I could push the neutral in about 1/4 inch more. I put everything back and voilá (sp?), the lights NO LONGER DIM AND GO BRIGHT! My wife is also happy that we did not need to spend hundreds of $$$ and no longer worried about a fire.
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Good on ya !
now sit down, and have a celebratery beer, or two.
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Good on ya !
now sit down, and have a celebratery beer, or two.
Already did my friend . . . already did.

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And then go back and move all the wires to the screws instead of pushing then in further and you shouldn't have this problem again.
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And then go back and move all the wires to the screws instead of pushing then in further and you shouldn't have this problem again.
If they don't maybe they will remember where the problem was when it happens again.

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