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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2010

    Default Motion Detector light

    Have a dual light motion detector over garage and noticed that one of the lights not working so replaced the bulb - nothing - so went and bought another new bulb - put in - still nothing - has been working fine for last year or so - wearing surgical gloves when putting the bulbs in to make sure not touching bulb with bare skin any reason one side works but not other?
    Thanks Don

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Pacific Northwet

    Default Re: Motion Detector light

    Probably a loose or damaged wire, as both sockets should be wired together. Turn off the electricity at the circuit breaker, remove the fixture from the wall, and double-check all of the connections and inspect the wires for damage.

    Also may be a faulty socket.
    The "Senior Member" designation under my name doesn't mean I know a lot, it just means I talk a lot.I've been a DIYer since I was 12 (thanks, Dad!). I have read several books on various home improvement topics. I do not have any current code books I can refer to. I was an apprentice plumber for two years.

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