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Why Do Lights Stop Working?

Our garage lights both worked fine, now they don’t work, what happened? Electrical Problems That May Cause Garage Lights to Stop Working.

Garage Lights Not Working
Electrical Question: Our garage lights both worked fine, now they don’t work, what happened?

This electrical wiring question came from: Lydia, a Homeowner from Fredericksburg, VA.

Problems That May Cause Garage Lights Not to Work

Application: Troubleshooting a Garage Light Circuit.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Hand Tools and Safe Non Conductive Step Ladder.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal experience, the light fixture and access to the light fixture.
Precaution: Identify the light fixture circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Repair parts for the light fixture circuit should be approved and compliant with local and national codes.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Lydia.

Troubleshooting Garage Light Fixture Wiring

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Garage electrical wiring diagram and considerations for wiring garage circuits, complete with pictures. Careful planning for your garage with immediate and future equipment considerations will help you understand how to size your electrical circuits. This information will help as an garage electrical wiring guide.

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