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Ok use your meter to check voltage from each wire to ground. Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think this question violates I'm not sure - I was just giving you the readings based on the wires I was touching with the red and black leads of the miltimeter.When I pull the switch I have two outside lights on my garage. Source

I just touched the black lead to the twisted white wires, then used the red lead to touch all three connections at the switch. Expert: Inactive replied7 years ago. You should have figured it out shortly after you moved in. Move the cord and/or fixture into a range of contortions (get creative!) to see if the light goes on even for a moment. At least you can't blame it on your reliable old fixture.

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As you can tell im clueless about this leccy business. Cheersrich. If you hear a click, replacethe light socket If you donot hear a click, replace the logic board.

Now your saying on the same wires you got 120v to ground, your now getting 0v from hot to neutral? Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. If you didn't do this, your job may be much harder. Winds light and variable. Outside Lamp Post Not Working Copyright © 1995-2016 DoItYourself.com Inc.

Zanussi schott ceran does this need certain type of pan even with or without pan on hob just gets nearly hot turns off ? Lights Dont Work But Outlets Do Any way to test before I start ripping out drywall? Wall switch and fixture cableBefore taking the fixture apart, you might as well check the wall switch and wire connections between the switch and fixture cable. I know the switch by the main door (used most often) was replaced by me earlier this year for an occupancy sensor, and has worked just fine.

I want to know both readings. Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. Lights Wont Turn On In One Room SocketYou can test a socket for power with a $3 circuit tester: With the power to the fixture on, touch one tester probe to the metal socket tab and the other Please let me know the end result. If the fuse in this has ruptured then that could explain your lack of lighting.

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As I said, up until yesterday, all three lights worked just fine.

Email Question For Homes For Businesses About LiftMaster Why LiftMaster History of LiftMaster Advertising Sponsorships Pressroom Corporate Locations Careers Manufacturing Process Support FAQs Videos Manuals Parts Contact Us My Account Account Lights Wont Turn On Breaker Not Tripped I felt like I was making progress...The one wall switch is closest to the main panel, I don't think there's an outlet between the main panel and the wall switch. No Power To Lights But Outlets Work But you have lost your connection that feeds the garage lights.

Turn off the power to the fixture's circuit at the service panel, and remove the fixture and replace the switch with a matching part (provided you're familiar with basic wiring).6. this contact form So, for our readers, pay attention, and you may not even have to make the call.If you have any GFCI (ground-fault circuit interrupter) outlets in your home, this is most likely Some lights/outlets stopped working. ?!? Password Top of Page | View New Posts Contact Us Privacy Policy Rules and FAQ Advertise With Us Our DIY Network: LumberJocks.com HomeRefurbers.com WoodworkingTalk.com RouterForums.com PreservationTalk.com Our Pro Network: ContractorTalk.com DrywallTalk.com Some Lights Not Working In House

You're dealing with a complete noob here=/ Not too sure what a GFCI receptacle is. So you recommend that I remove the two wall switches, inspect them for their wiring connections, and use the screw connections in lieu of the push in-type. Regular bulbs or compact fluorescents? Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. have a peek here We have used regular 60w bulbs for years.

You have learned a valuable lesson. How To Replace Light Socket In Garage Door Opener After you find and fix this problem you need to identify each and every circuit. If you have non of these, I would look into getting a electrician out to take a look. 07-27-07,06:27 PM #5 chandler Forum Topic Moderator Join Date Dec 2005 State GA

Bought house new, but no builder warranty.

Login|Contact Us Electrical Electrical Questions? Anything else like outlets etc? Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. Light bulbBefore you replace the existing bulb, give it a twist and a jiggle -- sometimes that works. Outside Light Not Working Sign Up Today My Account Dashboard Profile Saved items Logout 50° Saint Louis, MO (63101) Today Mainly clear.

If items 8 and 9 pass the test, replace the socket.8. Power to the switch is a good thing, but only if the wire leaving there actually makes it to the light. Once you do that - let me know. Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. Check This Out characters left:

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Is it a bad bulb? Use this guide instead:Troubleshooting Guide: Ask Your Own Electrical Question Customer: replied7 years ago. Unless it's cold-switched, you should have a white wire feeding through from the line to the load.