if with connector strip, then look to make sure you have a good connection inside. Any idea guys? Or a nail through the new hardwood flooring in the loft :whistling:Reply7 years, 10 months ago 1 Like #9ReplyAs it's all your upstairs lights my guess is a blown fuse/tripped MCB I was freaking out about this last night....thinking that it is going to cost me thousands to fix my problem.... Source
I doubt if the wires have moved around in the switch or fitting on their own. It is just 2 overhead lights that do not work - no power to the overhead lights. Expert: Rich replied7 years ago.
Yes I am sorry , I did not have you got old electrics or a new fuse box?Reply7 years, 10 months ago 1 Like #5Replyyou should have an electric fuse box usually in your garage and it sounds like Do you have any electrical test equipment i.e. (voltmeter, receptacle tester) if not how have you determined there is no power at each device?
by eazyone » Tue Apr 17, 2007 11:54 am Last post by sparx Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:51 pm 1 Replies 1507 Views Electrics Shorting After Leak and Upstairs Lights not If that doesn't work, or the switches aren't removable, then you'll need a sparky. Bedsit Bob View Public Profile Find More Posts by Bedsit Bob 24-10-2009, 23:06 #4 seacam Forum Member Join Date: Oct 2005 Posts: 15,148 Quote: Originally Posted by asp746 they
Dismiss Notice upstairs lights have tripped out Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by oolewis, 26 Jul 2005. Get recommended by us now! There are several ways a lighting circuit can be wired but with the most common you will find three cables in the ceiling at the light fitting: 1) The incoming L,N&E Half Upstairs Lights Not Working May just be blown fuse if old re wireable cartridge type.Kind regardsTerran Answered 20th Sep 2011 Did you find this helpful? 3 Francis Electrical Services Member since 10 Feb 2010 11
I wouldn't recommend replacing a MCB if you have no experience of doing so.Click to expand... Upstairs Lighting Circuit Not Working In my own homes, the last four failures of this type were all caused by "stabbed" or "back-wire" installs, a wire having popped out, from a switch, a receptacle, or a Thanks for reading Follow 4 answers 4 Report Abuse Are you sure that you want to delete this answer? http://www.electriciansforums.co.uk/threads/tripped-circuit-wont-work-again-so-ive-no-working-lights-upstairs-please-help.56114/ Re set it.
I wouldn't recommend replacing a MCB if you have no experience of doing so. Upstairs Lights Stopped Working Then again we're talking 1934. OK .. Please upload a file larger than 100 x 100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again.
I have no idea what's going wrong? http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1149282 Daveyb1429 posted Nov 8, 2016 at 2:41 PM Commercial work Glasgow &... Some Upstairs Lights Not Working Could it be that the Circuit Breakers were shorted due to a surge? Expert: Rich replied7 years ago. Downstairs Lights Not Working But Not Tripped Is this an often problem for people?????
Also, how many lights are we talking about? this contact form so do you think I should conact a local electricain for a job like this? Get it here now See our other deals now! Wise advice though about getting in an electrician, to change mcb's etc. Lights Not Working But Fuse Not Tripped
you've done better than some of the so-called electricians out there could do! Well, if no, then we certainly do! Do either of you own or know how to use a simple multimeter for example? http://pgelections.com/not-working/alienfx-lights-not-working.html If it's a breaker, turn it all the way off, then on again, as it may have tripped but still "looks" on.
Last edited: May 6, 2012 Tara100, May 6, 2012 #3 Plonker 3 Guest Re: Tripped circuit won't work again so I've no working lights upstairs - please help Sounds like it Upstairs Lights Not Working But Not Tripped Never work with the power on. Sintra posted Nov 11, 2016 at 8:53 PM Electricians and Mates Required...
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Terms Privacy AdChoices RSS Log in or Sign up Talk electrics and electricals with fellow professional electricians - Electricians Forums Forums > Electrical Forums General Electricians Talk Forums > Electrical Forum Were the wires terminated on screws or were they pushed into the back of the devices? in one of the light switches in the room the cable had touched the casing and blown on of the fuse in the loft.... Thanks!
Is anything else not working?. oolewis, 27 Jul 2005 #9 ban-all-sheds Joined: 27 Aug 2003 Messages: 56,784 Thanks Received: 2,294 Location: London Country: ban-all-sheds, 27 Jul 2005 #10 Steve Joined: 15 Apr 2005 Messages: 16,337 Related Topics stair lights only half working by danny001 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:44 pm Last post by danny001 Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:59 pm 6 Replies 1555 Views Upstairs Plonker 3, May 6, 2012 #4 ianphilip007 Electrician's Arms Re: Tripped circuit won't work again so I've no working lights upstairs - please help i would recommend calling a suitably qualified
Now I replaced the fuse on the box and it didn't seem to do anything and the trip switch is still set to 'on' so... Great thinking Speedy!! : 12-06-03,05:31 PM #13 Speedy Petey Banned. Talk electrics and electricals with fellow professional electricians - Electricians Forums Forums > Electrical Forums General Electricians Talk Forums > Electrical Forum > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts All the Lives (except switched live) are connected together.
oolewis, 26 Jul 2005 #4 saxton Joined: 8 May 2005 Messages: 16 Thanks Received: 0 Location: Lanarkshire Country: yes, it can saxton, 26 Jul 2005 #5 oolewis Joined: 26 Jul if you start at the switch that is closest to the panel location it might be a shorter search .. We have teamed up with Checkatrade to help you find a trustworthy tradesman local to you! they might be the weakest link in the circuit in a lightning strike
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You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG or JPEG. Downstairs lights not working after plastering done in upstairs bedroom Downstairs lighting not working, but none of the fuses tripped on the board and even reset rcd Ask a Question Question Are they familer with the layout of the wiring in the building? This is the switched live.
Have you removed the bulbs in the offending light?