Flickering Lights


Old 05-29-10, 09:46 PM
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Flickering Lights

I have number of lights in my house that have started to flicker like the circuit is being loaded down. It seems (have checked breakers) that its only located on 1 breaker. I have both bathroom ceiling fans/CFLs and incandesent lights all on that breaker.

Would this be a bad breaker or a short or something else?
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Old 05-30-10, 04:56 AM
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Is it a dimming rather than an actual flicker? With nothing turned on in the bathroom does this happen? I have had breakers that were faulty and erratic. Try substituting the breaker to remove that possibilty.
Old 05-30-10, 07:06 AM
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This could be a sign of a loose connection.

If this is all over the house you need to call the power company to rule out a loose neutral connection. They are available 24/7/365 and show be free.
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