Lights Not Working?

My kitchen lights went out with a loud pop. The circuit breaker looks fine. I reset and checked all the GFI outlets which were fine, but reset those too.


Do LED lights pull more wattage than average lights? Do they need a different type of switch? I have both LED and regular bulbs in kitchen. Help.


September 5, 20170 found this helpful

If your light popped and made a loud noise this is more than likely your light bulb. When an LED light goes out it can make a loud popping noise. I would replace the LED light in my kitchen.

As for an LED light needing a different circuit or switch the answer is no. They use the same fixtures and switches as the older model light bulb.

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September 6, 20170 found this helpful

Good job troubleshooting. To answer you questions:
1. Led lights actually use less wattage, so yes your existing circuits are fine.
2. If you have reset your breaker & the outlets; chances are that you need to replace all the bulbs that don't work. - if you want to check & see if there is possibly a problem in the circuit try the bulbs in another location that is working properly. If they aren't burnt out when tried in another circuit then you probably do have a problem like a short. In that case find an electrician to be safe.

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November 25, 2018

I have a light in my front door hallway and it stopped working. The switch for it is by the switch for the outside light and they still work. What could be wrong?


November 25, 20180 found this helpful

You could have a 3 way switch. The hallway portion doesnt work and the porch light does. YouTube videos are good for teaching you how to fix this.

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November 25, 20180 found this helpful

The switch could have a broken wire or something could have broken off on the underside of the wall switch. I know it can be an easy fix if you are skilled in electrical things. I always call pro. I am afraid of diy electrical projects! Safely first in my world!

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