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#125225 - 08/26/04 04:09 PM 2 Transformers on a 6 Rung Keep Blowing?

Hi There,

My wife and I recently bought a house and had down lights installed throughout

Now the problem we are having is that there are 6 downlights in the lounge on one switch which were working fine.
Now what is happening all of a sudden is that of those 6, 2 keep blowing the transformers, after they have been on for less than 5 minutes, I removed a transformer from one room and onto one of these also and this blew as well, which would tend to suggest it is not faulty transformers.
Also what seems strange to me is that why are only the same 2 blowing all the time when they are all controlled on the same light switch.

Any Ideas please?

Hope I made sense to you all and Thank In Advance

#125226 - 08/26/04 04:39 PM Re: 2 Transformers on a 6 Rung Keep Blowing?
earlydean Offline

Registered: 12/22/03
Posts: 749
Loc: Griswold, CT, USA
Did these 6 lights (including the two that keep blowing) ever function correctly? If so, for how long? Can you tell us a little more about the lights? Brand, size, voltage, etc.

#125227 - 08/26/04 05:06 PM Re: 2 Transformers on a 6 Rung Keep Blowing?
hbiss Offline

Registered: 12/16/03
Posts: 893
Loc: Hawthorne, NY USA
Perhaps heat? Since you say that you "had them installed" I would say that this is a warranty problem that should be handled by whoever installed them.



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