Installed new LED lights in garage and keeps popping circuit off

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Old 05-23-20, 07:29 PM
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Installed new LED lights in garage and keeps popping circuit off

Bought some super bright LED lights for the garage. They come with sockets to wire into the existing location then I just screw these LEDs into this socket like a light bulb. These sockets only have 2 small metal connectors. (PIC ATTACHED)

The old LED lights that were up there have a copper ground, black and white wire. Not exactly sure what to do with the ground wire. There is one switch for the 5 garage lights.

I took off the old light. Removed the old ground wire from the old led. There were still 2 copper wires connected in the box.

I connected the black wire and white wire to the connectors you see in the picture. The adapter is plastic by the way and not ceramic.

When I turn on the lights the circuit shuts down each time after the LED light comes on for 1/2 second.

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Old 05-23-20, 08:30 PM
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Make and model of the new LED? Could they be 12 volt instead of 120 volt?
 
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Old 05-24-20, 03:02 AM
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Have you tried it without the LED Bulb installed?
 
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Old 05-24-20, 04:30 AM
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It sounds like you have a short somewhere. Removing all the light bulbs and turning on the switch will confirm. Since you were not connecting the ground wires it's possible one of them is touching the hot. You might have to take each lamp holder down and confirm how the ground wire is folded underneath.
 
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Old 05-24-20, 04:33 AM
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If the new sockets each contain a power supply for the DC LED bulb, five sockets in parallel maybe reducing resistance and increasing current above breaker rating. Verify operation with only 1 socket powered. If OK, keep powering one additional socket until problem reoccurs. Will have to run new circuit for the remaining LEDs.
 
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Old 05-24-20, 07:59 AM
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I will do that now......Thanks for the reply
 
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Old 05-24-20, 08:03 AM
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Here is what I purchased: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

There are 5 lights on the circuit in total. I have only installed one new LED at this point. I will verify if the copper is folded weirdly in the box as well.
 
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Old 05-24-20, 08:54 AM
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Everything looks compatible. I would try it without the LED screwed in. If it still trips, then you have a wiring issue.
If it does not trip then one of the LED might be defective.
 
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Old 05-24-20, 12:23 PM
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Hi, so that pic that device is actually a keyless fixture and should be installed onto a 4 round box, correct? was there a fixture on this before and did it work? post a pic of the box where you intend to install this.
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