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Light fitting sparked and blew fuse, now it doesnt work

Postby ttony » Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:12 pm

Hi, I turned the the light on in the kitchen and there was a pop and a spark.
This blew the fuse for the circuit it was on, so I changed the fuse and all the lights started working again but the one that blew doesnt.
Does the fitting have to be changed or is there a wiring fault or something?
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:46 pm


Have you checked out the DIY Projects section at all: There is a project relating to "Blowing Light Bulbs" that may be of some use to you:

Hope this help!

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Postby ericmark » Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:40 am

You say light but not what type a pendent bulb is unlikely to need anything more that changing bulb where a florescent normally has built in fuse but if as you describe more likely to need new fitting.

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