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Old 01-27-2011, 08:13 PM   #1
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Wondering what could be causing my front porch and garage outside lights to be very bright on one night and very dim the next. I have changed the switch thinking that would fix it however, it still happens.

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Is it only those lights? Are they on the same circuit? This is a classic symptom of a loose neutral on your service if more than one circuit is affected. Otherwise it could be the neutral of a multiwire circuit that is loose.
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Thanks I'll try both ideas.
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