Bathroom lights out

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Old 06-28-20, 09:15 AM
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Bathroom lights out

Bathroom vanity light and ceiling light on same circuit both went out after years. Breaker is fine and reset and getting power. Changed switch and both fixtures but no lights. Tester beeps on both fixtures when switch is on. Iím stumped...
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Old 06-28-20, 09:34 AM
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A non-contact tester will beep if there is power there but will not tell you if there is an open neutral. You need to use a voltmeter and check if you have 120 volts between hot (black) and neutral (white) at the light. If not then you have to start working backward until you find the loose connection.

Have you changed any switches or receptacles recently?
 
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Old 06-28-20, 01:52 PM
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Hi, you did use known good bulbs.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:29 PM
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Hi, thanks for the advice. No, I havenít done anything in that bathroom until the lights went out. Then I changed both light fixtures, the switch and the gfi outlet also, even though not on same circuit.
 
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Yes, first thing I checked. Thanks
 
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Old 06-28-20, 06:22 PM
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Are the bathrooms near each other? Was the bathroom without power working before you changed the switch, receptacle, and lights in the other bathroom?
 
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Old 06-29-20, 03:33 PM
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It is 1 bathroom. No work done at all before lights wouldnít turn on.
 
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