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Old 07-21-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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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


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Old 07-21-2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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Probably expansion and contraction of the metal parts and framework of the light fixtures as the light bulb heats up and cools down.


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Try to record the sound and post the WAV here.
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I would verify you have the correct type and wattage bulb listed for the fixture also.
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