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Three lights suddenly won't work

I have 6 ceiling lights upstairs. The other day the landing light stopped working and I found two bedroom lights also won't switch on. I have checked all the switches and light fittings and they are OK. All the upstairs lights are on one fuse, which is OK and the other 3 lights work. I have visually inspected all the cables in the loft, though I cant get at some. Surprisingly, without touching anything the three lights started working perfectly and stopped again after 30 minutes. This has happened twice. The house was built in 1970, but the thought and costof rewiring is not an option. Please have you any ideas?

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  • John Darwent Jan 16, 2013

    May I also add that my neon screwdriver shows that power is reaching all the sickets and switches.

  • John Darwent Jan 16, 2013

    This has nothing to do with fans. I don't know where that paragraph came from. It is dated 2007. My problem is solely 3 ceiling lights..

  • John Darwent Jan 16, 2013

    THIS THREAD HAS BEEN STARTED AGAIN. ANSWERE WERE ALL ABOUT FANS!!!

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