Outdoor dusk/dawn wall light blinking nonstop


Old 11-25-13, 09:06 PM
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Outdoor dusk/dawn wall light blinking nonstop

We just installed a pair of Hampton Bay dusk/dawn lights on the front porch. They came on fine at dark, after a few hours, one just keeps blinking non stop. had to turn the switch off inside the house. Any ideas on what could be wrong? Other one is fine.
Old 11-25-13, 09:37 PM
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Manufacturer's defect would be my guess. I'd take it back if it is new. That is based on the fact the other one works so you should know how to correctly set them up and assumes just a regular on off switch.
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Switch is still in the test mode?
Old 11-25-13, 10:19 PM
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It is possible that the photo sensor on one light "sees" the light from the other fixture and turns off. Once off it "sees" that it is really dark and turns back on.

Try blocking one light from shining at the other with a piece of cardboard. If both lights then work properly, you have your answer.

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