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I have two can lights in a supply room that keep going out.

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I have two can lights in a supply room that keep going out. The bulb is good but now power is coming to the light. I have changed the socket on one of the lights and it keeps doing the same thing. Power stops at the fixture.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: A few weeks.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have completed extensive remodeling work in my past.
JA: Just to clarify, are you working with a contractor?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 7 months ago.

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be assisting you. Please stand by while I review your question.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 7 months ago.

What size lamp is in the fixture. Cans have restrictive lamp sizes and if exceeded the heat will trip the thermal protector.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That was the problem, great job.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 7 months ago.

You can install an LED lamp to get more brightness with out the heat.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Excellent advice, solve the problem will use LED in the future.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 7 months ago.

Very good.

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