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Any thoughts or advice on 1) what could cause the dimmer to fail after working fine for 3 years? 2) how will I be able to identify if there is a That should work. And that wasn't even for a whole new switch, rather just the dimmer bit! Dan posted Jun 13, 2016 Has Electrician made a mistake... have a peek here

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Fuse blown? So your 3x60w = 180W kapeesh craigj85, Jun 20, 2012 #8 Tonkatoy27 Electrician's Arms Yup, unfortunatly, thats what we're saying. puffy posted Jan 28, 2016 Loading... EagleWatcher · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse yes sometime when a bulb blows it shorts out and

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But as these fuses added 0.01p to the lamp manufacture cost and they werent required by euro law, when lamps started being made in the far-east the fuses werent required and Good Luck! Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think this question violates https://www.toytowngermany.com/forum/topic/123253-dimmer-switch-not-working-after-replacing-bulb/ I thought maybe you need a special lightbulb so I looked at the store but the only thing I saw was a three way bulb, so I got that and put

View Public Profile Find all posts by Q.E.D. #10 07-02-2003, 03:52 PM lieu Member Join Date: Aug 2001 Location: Bedrock Posts: 26,050 Please make sure you've got the Dimmer Switch Not Turning On Light A variable resistor to handle 150 watts is not a small item either. Depends upon what fault current flows. asked 2 years ago viewed 5329 times active 2 years ago Get the weekly newsletter!

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By Mcblurter in forum Electrical Replies: 21 Last Post: 13th May 2007, 06:12 PM Dimmer Switch Buzz By gsouth in forum Electrical Replies: 9 Last Post: 30th Nov 2005, 03:15 PM why not find out more Garry · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Yes, a bulb can blow a dimmer AND trip a Why Does My Dimmer Switch Keep Blowing One question....Does another switch also work the light you are dimming? Dimmer Switch Won't Turn On Lights Thanks everyone.

Posted in Woodworking Forum Share To RelatedThreads Failed dimmer switch. navigate here Armistice Day Challenge How do unlimited vacation days work? This can cause a current surge that is much higher than the rating of the semiconductors inside the dimmer and thus fail. Has a movie ever referred to a later movie? Common Dimmer Switch Problems

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pete1smith posted Oct 20, 2016 Electricians wanted SY22 but... You'd be better off fitting normal switches and compact florescent or LED lamps. After one of the bulbs blew I replaced it with a similar one (same type, same wattage), but the dimming doesn't work any more. Check This Out Latest news video Catch up on the latest IET and engineering developments with our regular news videos.

It is just that particular light that is not. Dimmer Switch Only Turns On And Off The lights did quite well until closing time when they were turned up to clean. Unfortunately often as well that "Fault" will take out dimmer switches and all you can do is replace them malcolmsanford, Jun 19, 2012 #2 Philpot Regular EF Member When you

Might be time to replace it with a new one.

So I have a 3 bulb light fitting in my room, i fitted it myself, replacing the switch with a dimmer, for about a year it has been working just fine. You can only upload videos smaller than 600MB. Reply With Quote 2nd Aug 2011,10:57 PM #6 villageidiot Member Join Date Jun 2008 Location Sydney Posts 55 Well today I used a working dimmer switch from another room to see My Dimmer Switch Has Stopped Working Can faulty lamps blow dimmers?

For the past three years, the dimmer has worked perfectly. in the Electrical Forum area at ElectriciansForums.co.uk. My closest baumarkt doesn't carry the special energy saving bulbs that work with dimmer switches. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites idotoytown 4 4 Munich this contact form Are you sure is was just a failing bulb that caused the trip and not a wiring fault?

HomeOwnersHub H PostNewQuestion Sign Up Sign In Home RepairBlown Dimmer Switch Page 1 Blown Dimmer Switch fascha2 Contact options for registered users posted on May 24, 2006, 12:02 am I The RRP was over $50! You might want to consider installing a "whole house" surge arrestor across the incoming power line at the breaker box. dannyboyse5 posted Nov 11, 2016 at 5:14 PM Rewire teams required, Glasgow....

puffy posted Jan 28, 2016 Loading... Thanks! You do need a special dimming ballast, though. would the blub...

Source(s): Suedehead · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Hi, Yes a blowing lamp can and often will [email protected] wrote: Quoted Text Here Bookmark Print Add pictures here ✖ <% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %> <% } %> <%-name%> Add image file Upload Bold Italic Underline Upload Image Add share|improve this answer answered Jul 16 '14 at 1:52 user23798 111 add a comment| Did you find this question interesting? I just suggest it as basic item to "tick off" first.

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