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Allaeroni 07-21-2012 07:32 PM

New lights are making popping sounds
 
I have new construction in my kitchen with 5 pot lights in the ceiling. On several occasions after I have had them on and when i turn them off there is a pop type of sound coming from at least one of them if not another. What maybe causing this? It is unnerving! Thanks for any info given

AllanJ 07-21-2012 08:02 PM

Probably expansion and contraction of the metal parts and framework of the light fixtures as the light bulb heats up and cools down.

k_buz 07-21-2012 08:03 PM

Try to record the sound and post the WAV here.:whistling2:

wirenut1110 07-21-2012 08:11 PM

I would verify you have the correct type and wattage bulb listed for the fixture also.


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