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I have a cooper frourescent ceiling light, and it just stopped working. There are 4 bulbs in it and none will light. There is power to it, so it is not electrical

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Hi .. if the lamps are discolored dark on the ends, then they should be replaced. The other replaceable part is the ballast. But it may be the same cost to replace the whole fixture as to replace the ballast.

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If I understand correctly you have a circuit with 4 light switches.
None of the 4 switches work, yet all 4 test for 115Vac.

Test each screw on switch to bare ground to get reading.

This problem could be loose neutral wire inside the switch boxes or anywhere along the line, or inside breaker box. Check white wires.
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Hi there,  Have you checked to see if you have power getting to your switch? You could've tripped a circuit breaker, so I would check your electrical first to rule that out. Once you've checked for power, put your switch in the OFF position. Next, take off the light from the ceiling...leaving just the two wire's hanging down and apart from each other. If you have a voltage tester/meter, then you'd want to turn the switch ON again - then check to see if you're getting power (voltage), as well as, a complete circuit. If so, great! If not, contact me again and I'll help you further. But I believe you'll have found the problem already after following the above steps. Make sure to secure each connection when putting your light back up onto the ceiling. And, DON'T turn the switch back on until your light is securely mounted. Good Luck with this, and feel free to contact me again if this doesn't work. - Jim

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