one third of leds stopped working


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Old 09-11-20, 11:24 AM
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one third of leds stopped working

I've got a flush mount ceiling fixture, one that has 3 concentric rings of LEDS. This morning one third of each ring would not light up (the same 1/3 in all 3). I'm not going to try t fix it, just replace the fixture.
My question: is it safe to continue to use the (now much dimmed) fixture until I can install get and the replacement.?
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Old 09-11-20, 01:15 PM
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If the circuit powering the LED light is protected by a circuit breaker in the breaker panel, there is no problem continuing to use the LED light until repaired.
 
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Many LED lights are broken down into groups of emitters so one section could have an electronic component fail and take out that section while the rest of the light works normally. Sort of like one string of lights on a Christmas tree going out while the others remain lit. It's not dangerous but it is annoying.
 
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Old 09-12-20, 05:16 AM
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Hi, how old is the fixture? LEDs are supposed to last for ever, HA HA! , is it still under any type of warranty?
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Old 09-12-20, 07:51 AM
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Thanks to all.
Geos. the fixture is 3.5 years old, and HAD a 3 year warranty....How unusual.
 
 

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