florescent lights

Old 05-11-07, 10:33 AM
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florescent lights

Why would florescent lights flicker on and off over a period of time.
Old 05-14-07, 09:14 AM
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Bulbs could be loose or going bad. Bad ballast, loose wires in the fixture or in the circuit. This website has nearly everything you need to know about fluorescent fixtures:

Old 05-14-07, 12:34 PM
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If the bulbs have been there a few years, it's usually best to start by replacing the bulbs. But, as Ben says, there are a lot of possible explanations.

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