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Motion Sensor Light won't come on but works fine on "Test"

I have a Desa Motion Sensor light that has worked fine for 5 years now. We thought a light had burned out so we replaced it but now it won't come. We put it to the "Test positon and both lights work fine. Then we set it to "Dawn to Dusk" and "Max" position for "5" minutes. Exactly where it was before the bulb burnt out.

However, we have tried everything and it simply doesn't come on anymore.

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  • belindablack Jan 25, 2009

    I do have the same problem. Purchased two lights for each side of my front door in spring 2006. Thought light bulb had burned out, but won't come on at all, even in Test position. I have looked at the manual which came with my lights and can't figure it out. Don't want to have to purchase two more lights so that they will match. They are Portfolio lights from Lowe's, but the manual tells me to go to "" for more information, but that website doesn't even show any lighting fixtures. HELPP!


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Found this link to the owners manuel

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  • rondnor Nov 07, 2010

    you will find the manual here
    you need to reset the lights by turning it off for one minute and then switching it to on. Toggling the lights on and off moves it from Auto to manual and thus the problem. good luck.


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