Overhead light flickering


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Old 01-30-17, 01:22 PM
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Overhead light flickering

We have an overhead light in our basement that flutters on and off every time someone walks on the kitchen floor above. Any tips on fixing this?
 
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Old 01-30-17, 01:35 PM
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Welcome to the forums! It could be a bad bulb, or a bulb that is not securely in the socket. With the power off, remove the bulb, and with a pair of needle nose pliers pull the central contact away a little so it protrudes more at an angle. Sometimes they flatten out to where there is arcing. Let us know if any of this helps.
 
 

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