Foyer light electrical issue


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Old 08-09-16, 02:45 PM
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Foyer light electrical issue

front foyer outside has hanging light; had house power washed and now when turn on switch it kicks the breaker off in the garage; what could it be?? thanks.
 
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Old 08-09-16, 02:48 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Just a WAG, but.....water infiltrated the light fixture. You may need to turn the breaker off, remove the fixture, dry it out and reinstall it, or replace it.
 
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Old 08-09-16, 02:50 PM
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happened over a week ago and now will not still turn on
 
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Old 08-09-16, 02:53 PM
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thanks will try that; it hangs about 10 feet down from a 20 approx ceiling; should I check at the top first where vinyl ceiling is? Thanks. What is WAG??
 
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Old 08-09-16, 03:22 PM
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Wild a** guess. Yes, I would check the bell in the ceiling since that may have been where the most force of water was concentrated. But water could have traveled down the hanging part and infiltrated the fixture itself. Let us know what you find out.
 
 

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