Pre-lit Christmas Tree Bulbs Not Working

My pre-lit tree is 2 years old; one section is out and it seems like almost every bulb has blown at once. What causes that?

By Carmine


Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

January 5, 20122 found this helpful
Best Answer

It may be a fuse in the light set. They have a fuse in the line. Check what kind and most drugstores and walmart sale them. Sometimes you can get one out of another old set of lights.

Reply Was this helpful? 2
November 20, 20180 found this helpful

Where's the white socket or fuse box on the tree? Don't know what I'm looking for. Please help! Anyone. Uts just the top portion of the tree.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 25, 20180 found this helpful

Were is the fusr located. All i see in internet is in the plug. But this plug doesnt open to get at fuse

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
December 19, 20180 found this helpful

I cant find where the fuses goes in strand c

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 9, 20120 found this helpful
Best Answer

It is very important to make certain that none of the bulbs are loose. That is usually the problem. They can become loosened in shipment or just getting them out of the box and putting them up.


If you have ONE bad bulb and it's still in tight, the others will remain lit, and of course check the fuses in the plug, if all else fails...

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 6, 20120 found this helpful

I replaced the fuse in mine and it did not solve the problem; lights still out on part of a section. False advertising when they say one light goes out and the rest stay lit. Frustrating.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 7, 20120 found this helpful

I had the same problem with my tree last year. In each string there is a master bulb. If it goes out, all others on that string will go out with no ability to fix that bulb. It is a permanent bulb. Mine is marked from the factory with a white ring around the base. We contacted the manufacturer and they initially offered to send me a new string. (They are individually identified by number) I complained that the reason I bought a pre lit tree was because I did not want to string it myself in the first place. They gave me a number to give to Lowes and the tree was replaced for free.


However, now my new tree has two strings out.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 11, 20180 found this helpful

Each string is designed to handle so many AMPs. Each bulb that goes out puts more power / amps on the remaining bulbs. Eventually, to many amps will be applied to the string, and blow out several bulbs at once, killing the string. Best to replace burnt out bulbs as they die, to prevent this overload.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Holidays and Parties Christmas Decorations TreeJanuary 2, 2012
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Valentine's Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/02/11 22:30:15 in 887 msecs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!