Track light fixture


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Old 06-05-16, 03:55 PM
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Track light fixture

Some of my track lights don't work for some reason. I tested known good bulbs in the "broken" track lights.

1) Is there a way to fix these broken track lights?
2) I tried buying replacements at lowes, but they don't snap onto my track. What type of track light connection should i be looking for?


White track light = broken track lights
Black track light = lowes track lights that dont fit on my track.


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Old 06-05-16, 04:05 PM
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Juno, Halo, and lightolier are some of the more common names in track lighting. Hampton Bay from Home Depot is another. Your track is a two wire track (hot/neutral) while the one from Lowes is a 3 wire (hot/neutral/ground) The two wire track has metal parts so the track itself is your ground.

You can test your heads by taking a meter set to ohms and touch the two probes to the prongs of the head. You can also go from one prong to the socket to see where the break is.
 
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Old 06-05-16, 04:07 PM
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Those black fixtures are Halo/Hampton Bay type and will NOT work in your track. Don't force them.

You need Lightolier or Juno parts. I'm leaning towards the Juno type.


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Old 06-05-16, 04:33 PM
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Here's the pictures of the track itself.



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Old 06-05-16, 05:57 PM
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Based on PJ's pictures, and your pictures of the heads, I would suspect it is Juno tack.
 
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Old 06-05-16, 07:57 PM
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I can't see inside your track. A positive ID could be made if you removed the end cap and did a visual verification.

This picture may also help further.

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Old 06-05-16, 08:51 PM
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does this picture help? If not, I'll get the ladder and take a picture from the end of the track.

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