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Old 12-19-2010, 09:36 PM   #1
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Pot Light Problem

I have 6 halogen pot lights on a dimmer in my basement, all wired on the same circuit.
One stopped working today and once I replaced it, now all either dimly flicker when I turn the lights on or don't turn on at all.
Any ideas?


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Old 12-19-2010, 11:15 PM   #2
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You may have miswired the new light into the circuit, producing a "series circuit" where current has to flow through two lights in sequence. This causes the affected lights to each get far less than 120 volts.


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Old 12-20-2010, 07:55 AM   #3
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If that was the first light in the chain, it could be a loose connection.
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:16 AM   #4
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Loose connection or possibly the new bulb did not go in correctly?

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