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S4 lamp housing not working

dpak

Active Member
Hi everyone - this lamp housing isn't working. I've tried everything I know to check - it's not the lamp, there seems to be nothing wrong with the plug (and I've tried both an Edison and stage pin on it) and nothing seems to be obviously wrong with the rest of the wiring. Could the problem be the buildup in the terminal? If so, is there a way to clean it, or should I just buy a new terminal?
 

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Van

CBMod
CB Mods
Premium Member
Socket looks really burnt. could be a wire broke in the base. could be the brass is burned back so badly that it's not making proper contact. Replace the base.
 

Amiers

Renting to Corporate One Fixture at a Time.
I’m sure he meant socket

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JimmyM

Member
Definitely a burnt socket, best to buy a replacement socket, they are fairly cheap. And remember, don't use lamps that came out of that light, they will just spread the socket rot like a disease. Always check the socket when swapping lamps, easiest to catch earlier than later.
 
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Amiers

Renting to Corporate One Fixture at a Time.
Definitely a burnt socket, best to buy a replacement socket, they are fairly cheap. And remember, don't use bulbs that came out of that light, they will just spread the socket rot like a disease. Always check the socket when swapping bulbs, easiest to catch earlier than later.
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Van

CBMod
CB Mods
Premium Member

NateTheRiddler

Well-Known Member