Recessed Light Fixture is Killing Light Bulbs
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  Re: Recessed Light Fixture is Killing Light Bulbs by crokett™ (I have 5 can lights ...)
Iff'n you're motivated while they are home just run an extension cord from a different circuit to the router.
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  Re: RE: Recessed Light Fixture is Killing Light Bulbs by Admiral ([quote='crokett™' pi...)
(09-03-2019, 02:02 PM)Admiral Wrote: Funny, read this and ran into a union electrician doing work at my office on the way to the head, and asked him.  He said the neutral is causing intermittent mini-arcing inside the socket.  Shut off power, and reach in and pull down the center tab just a little bit to reestablish the connection.  Easy enough try at solving the problem if it works.  Otherwise, he said check the hardwire connections.  

EDIT:  He also said free electrical advice is worth what you pay for it!!  :-)


Thanks for that... I have 2 fixtures in my shop that seem to burn out quite regularly...
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  Re: Recessed Light Fixture is Killing Light Bulbs by crokett™ (I have 5 can lights ...)
I have 14 can lights, the BR40 base.  4 in the kitchen on the same circuit, and I think I think I'm on my 4th box of 12 in the 8 years we've been here (new in 2011).  I've replaced one of the other 8.
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