socket fault


Postby bazza » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:41 pm

hi all the problem is the socket in my bedroom wen we switch it on the bulb in the lamp flickers and there seems to be a buzzing noise coming from the socket the socket is a spur which was put in a couple of years ago n av had no problem til now just wondering if its worth changing the socket or cud it be something more serious ? cheers bazza
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:33 pm

bazza,
Turn off the electric and replace the socket.
Check the wiring in the plug - make sure the screws are tight.
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Postby rosebery » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:30 am

At least one terminal is not screwed up tight enough by the sound of it and a wire is loose. Ensure all are screwed tight.
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Postby bazza » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:17 pm

cheers boys nice 1
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