Chandelier not working, fans are


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Old 02-20-17, 06:53 AM
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Chandelier not working, fans are

My living room has two fans, and a chandelier with five lights on it in the middle. They're on the same switch. This morning I hit the switch and the fans turned on, but the chandelier turned on and then immediately switched off.

The chandelier has five CFL bulbs in it.

What should I do to fix this? Is it a bad bulb on the chandelier? The fans both still work fine.
 
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Old 02-20-17, 07:01 AM
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I would start by checking to see if there is power reaching the chandelier. It's possible a connection has come loose or a wire has broken.
 
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Old 02-20-17, 04:13 PM
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Ok. Took out all the lights, tried another light. Nothing. I'm guessing power is not getting to the chandelier. What should I do now?
 
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Old 02-20-17, 04:30 PM
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Assuming the switch has two wires as a test turn off the breaker, connect the two wires with a wire nut, turn the breaker on. Does the chandelier now work? If so replace the switch. If the switch has more then to wires post back for further instructions.
 
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The fans on either side which are on the same circuit are working. Wouldn't that mean the switch works if they're all on the same switch?
 
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Old 02-21-17, 10:26 AM
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they're all on the same switch
Then it probably isn't the switch. How many wires in the switch box (not counting grounds)?
 
 

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