Motion Sensor blowing bulbs

Old 11-06-14, 10:13 AM
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Motion Sensor blowing bulbs

I have a Heath-Zenith motion sensor on my garage. It has two bulbs. recently, one side keeps blowing bulbs. can't figure out whats going on. Any ideas?

Thanks John
Old 11-06-14, 11:54 AM
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First I would suspect the bulbs you are using. Try getting some quality, brand name bulbs rated for 130 volts.
Old 11-06-14, 01:19 PM
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If the fixture uses a standard screw base lamp try pulling the center contact (With the power off of-course!) to make the bulbs make better contact with the socket as a loose connection can arc and that can cause the bulb to not last as long as it should

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