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magneticlady
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chandelier

Post by magneticlady » Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:53 am

I installed a chandelier. Every bulb so far has popped when switch is turned on. What did I do wrong?

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Aaron
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Re: chandelier

Post by Aaron » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:57 am

Has it ever worked before? What kind of bulbs did you put in that popped? Did you replace a previously working light with the chandelier?

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Re: chandelier

Post by magneticlady » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:19 am

There was a light in place and it worked,just didn't like it! When I finished the installation, I placed a new bulb in the fixture. It looked like an explosion. Just popped! The directions called for a b10 bulb no larger than 60watts. Tried it again and the same thing happened! Thanks for getting back to me so quickly! I hope you can figure out what is going on!

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Re: chandelier

Post by Aaron » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:27 pm

Well the only thing I can surmise is that you got some defective bulbs. Hopefully you can return them to the retailer that sold them to you.

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Re: chandelier

Post by A. Spruce » Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:29 pm

Defective bulbs or defective chandelier, one of the two. You can test this theory by installing the bulbs in a different fixture.
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Re: chandelier

Post by magneticlady » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:39 am

Don't have another chandelier type fixture to try them on! Is there anything else I can try.

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Re: chandelier

Post by Aaron » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:30 am

Well if you don't have another chandelier to test them on first, the only option is to try more bulbs.

Try a different manufacturer, perhaps from a different store. My suspicion is that you just got bad (defective) batch of bulbs.

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