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Question: I have a property light mounted over my garage door. I was hosing off the garage and sprayed the light and heard a pop sound. Answer: Spraying ANY electrical device with water is EXTREMELY Dangerous!
Electrical Question from Jim about Light Switch Wiring
[ad#block]Question: I have a property light mounted over my garage door. I was hosing off the garage and sprayed the light and heard a pop sound. I checked the breakers and also replaced the bulb. The light no longer comes on at dusk??
Thanks for your electrical question.
Jim it sounds like you hosed the circuitry inside your light fixture dusk to dawn module. You need a new fixture! This can also happen to Motion Detector Fixtures.
Spraying ANY Electrical Device with Water is EXTREMELY Dangerous, Even GFCI Protected Devices.
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