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Low Voltage Yard Lights Not Working


Why do my low voltage yard lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?

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Problem with Malibu Lights
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David in Washington asks: Why do my low voltage Malibu lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?

Additional Comments: People like you reaffirm my faith in humanity. Thanks in advance, even if you can’t help me. I really appreciate what you are trying to do.

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

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  1. David, From what you have described, there may be a few things to do before buying unnecessary parts.
  2. Problems like this may be solved by going through a process of elimination to reveal the problem.
  3. For Example:
    Start by using an extension cord to supply power from a different outlet.
  4. This way you could find out if the problem is with the GFCI Outlet or not. If so, then the GFCI Outlet will need to be replaced.
  5. Testing each component individually will allow you to get to the cause of the problem.

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