bathroom light bulb burns out

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Old 09-25-07, 02:28 PM
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Question bathroom light bulb burns out

Bathroom light socket popped/smoked and bulb burned out. Replaced the fixture with a new one. The wires looked fine. One of the four new bulbs (halogen-thin & about 3" long) just burned out. I'm concerned there might be a wiring problem. Or is it just coincidence? Bulb came with fixture new from lamps plus. Thanks
 
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Old 09-25-07, 02:32 PM
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Measure the voltage at the fixture (carefully). Is it 120 volts AC plus or minus a little?
 
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If this is an isolated event that doesn't happen again, I'd just forget it.
 
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Don't touch the glass on these bulbs as oil on skin can cause bulbs to burn out.
 
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