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A few months ago i changed out the light in my ceiling fan…

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Hi. A few months ago i changed out the light in my ceiling fan (put in new about 9 months ago) to a higher wattage lightbulb. The light recently just went out. I bought a new lightbulb same wattage 150W and it goes on but is very very dim.

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

A couple weeks.

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

I tried another lightbulb but it did the same thing.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago

Your description indicates a bad connection. I suggest checking the fan/light connections at the ceiling first.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
How do I do that?
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago

Open the canopy and inspect the wirenut connections. In many installations the leads from the fan are stripped too short which causes problems you have.

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