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Light bulb blowing frequently

There one socket that a lightbulb keeps bowing. Is that a sign of an electrical problem? If this is not the correct sight, can somebody direct me?

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    Eric Wissenbach May 11, 2010

    You wrote, There is one sockec that lightbulbs keep blowing in.... Correct?

    What type of light are we talking about? If it is a regular run of the mill porcelain lampholder there is not much to go wrong with the light itself. If on the other hand it is a Compact Flourenscent (CFL) there are a few components to it that can go wrong.

    CAREFULLY visually inspect the inside of the socket if it is not a CFL and make sure there is no foreign material in it. Please write back with the type of light it is.



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Bulbs can blow if there is a poor electrical connection/ terminal etc.

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