Switch Problem


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Old 07-12-05, 04:03 PM
bhancock
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Switch Problem

Recently, my closet light went out. It is a 4 foot fluorescent light fixture. I've changed the switch. I've replaced the bulbs. I've checked the eletrical current. There is only 25 volts showing on the multimeter. What else can I do?

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Old 07-12-05, 04:06 PM
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25 volts showing where? Between what two points/wires?
Sounds like you have an open connecton somewhere on the circuit.
 
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Old 07-12-05, 05:52 PM
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25 volts at the switch
 
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Old 07-12-05, 07:28 PM
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Two, two, two. We need two points that you measured the voltage between. And "at the switch" is far too imprecise. Where at the switch?
 
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Old 07-13-05, 05:33 PM
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If you are measuring across the screw terminals of the switch, that is a useless measurement.
 
 

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