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In my hall I have one incandescent spotlight and then a string of 3 LEDs. When I turn them on the LEDs sometimes delay over 5 mins before lighting. Any ideas?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

It started 2 days ago. I tried again just now and they all lit immediately. Frustrating

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I might if not too difficult

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Unrelated but I have fitted 5 LEDs in the kitchen about a year ago. Two have flickered and been changed. Now a third flickers and I was wondering if they are getting too hot

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: David Bowden, Electrician replied 10 months ago
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T​he LED fixtures have mini circuit boards built into them and never get too hot from the bulbs. If you are having issues with them flickering or not coming on quick enough, most likely the problem is internal on the circuit boards and not worth repairing.

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