Motion sensor light

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Old 05-29-14, 12:47 AM
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Motion sensor light

Can someone tell me why, when I open the inside door the outside motion light turns on? This only happens with the outside door closed. The doors and light have been installed for about 8 years and started doing this recently. It comes on EVERY time I open the inside door only with outside door closed.
 

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Old 05-29-14, 12:59 AM
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Where is the motion light located ?
What kind of light is it ?
 
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Old 05-29-14, 01:12 AM
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The light is mounter about 3 feet to the right of the outside door and 6 feet off the deck.
 
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The light is a Menards 2 socket special and is hard wired to an inside switch.
 
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Old 05-29-14, 07:29 AM
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If the connection at the switch for the light is loose or the switch is going bad vibration of the door might cause a momentary open at the switch triggering the light when the connection remakes at the switch.
 
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