Lights and B/R fan come on and off on their own


Old 09-09-08, 09:33 PM
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Question Lights and B/R fan come on and off on their own

A customer I communicated with today says various items (switched bathroom fan and various ceiling lights throughout the house) come on and off on their own. I asked him if the lights are varying at all in intensity. He responded that he wasn't sure but they might be. I will ponder this a bit tonite, before heading to his house tommorrow. Any clues would be appreciated. Thanx "gang"
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Old 09-09-08, 10:56 PM
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How old is this house? Perhaps it is haunted! Ghosts have a real hard time in houses that pre-dated electricity. I wouldn't go in there alone!
Old 09-10-08, 04:04 AM
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Sounds as if a main energized lug is loose, or more likely the grounded lug is loose. I believe I'd start in the panel before spreading out.
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X-10 or other rf stuff recently installed?

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