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Old 01-23-2013, 09:39 AM   #1
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Lights on a timer.

I have a can light fixture installed over a shower that turns its self off after about 30 minutes. What part of this fixture is actually the timer, the can light or the switch?

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Old 01-23-2013, 09:56 AM   #2
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Lights on a timer.

Just replace the timer with a reguler switch.

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Old 01-23-2013, 07:41 PM   #3
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Lights on a timer.

If you're saying that there's no obvious timer switch and the light turns off after 30 minutes of being on, it is overheating and a safety device in the light housing is temporarily turning off the light. Not an ideal situation.

Try lowering bulb wattage and/or getting more clearance above the light can fixture.
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