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Old 09-18-2003, 05:19 PM
Rebel62 Rebel62 is offline
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Location: Republic of Texas
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It worked - I got the cover off and tested the paddle contectors - no current. I took the unit that houses the lamp off and tested the conductors and got full power. It looked like the unit actually had melted a bit and the contacts on the base of the lamp housing were no longer making contact with the conductors. I bent these leads down a bit, re-assembled the unit and it works fine.

Any thoughts on why the unit was melted a bit? Short circuit somewhere? Maybe the wrong bulb throwing too much heat? Everything is working fine now.
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