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D.I.Y, Lighting

d.i.y, lighting, lamps, bulbs, switches, mains, lamp shade, wiring, circuit 75 other questions

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flourescent light circuit not working?

I have three small flourescent lights in the kitchen placed around the worktops all which use one of the main light switches. when I had to replace the bulbs I intially could only get one to work. Now I've had to replace that bulb and none work. each has their own switch on the fitting, but turning these on has no effect. Any ideas?

madeline     January 2010
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Try rotating the tube in the fitting.

Adam     January 2010
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They appear to work until you change the tube - might it be that you are not fitting the tubes correctly? You may have got one right and three wrong.

The other explanation is two open circuit type faults on the wiring - at different times - the first fault taking out two lights and the second fault the remaining one. Loose connections disturbed when you made your changes.

Take care...

Peccavi     January 2010
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