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My grow light was purchased used now it doesn't work

My grow light was purchased used a couple of weeks ago.I purchased a new 250 watt bulb so that is new. However, I finally go to use the grow light for the first time and it stops working less than 10 hrs later. The on switch on the side still lights up so it is getting electricity but the bulb does not light up anymore. Is there anyway to test what exactly went wrong with it and repair it on my own?

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I assume the bulb goes back on when it cools down-if so i make the assumption that it has over heated ventilate bulb area more

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