It lights up but flashes on/off about once a second. 4): If the outdoor lighting also has a strobe light, the light is in the water. Check the bottom of the bulb, and wipe it w/ paper towel Sometimes it is loose connection. 7 years ago. I had observe that the new light fixture goes on and off. ... Too much light is reflecting down and setting off the light. The light will reappear but should go off after a few minutes. Flashing meant "find the bad bulb". 2 0. One of our security lights started flickering on and off on the day we had that heavy rain. Setting Motion Detector Flood Light Sensitivity Background: Sarah, a Homeowner from Ann Arbor, MI Question: My outdoor flood light that is attached to the garage keeps going off and on. LLC tech. If it it a new install it may be the sensor picking light. Tighten the socket to the power source. Try gently wiggling the switch to see if this causes a flicker. It is on for about 10 minutes and off for about 20-30 minutes. SOURCE: outdoor cfl lights come on. Light reflects off house and triggers sensor. We switched it off and then back on the next day but now it doesn't work. A poor connection between the light or fixture switch and the bulb can cause flickering. Never seen so many stupid answers. It's got no dimmer (I know about LEDs and dimmers), its just on/off. If it is an old install, first check bulb. I do not know why your neighbors light flashes every night, but a blinking porch light is used to signal police or ambulance during an emergency. Faulty Light or Fixture Switch. I purchased and installed a new 100-watt high-pressure sodium lamp (and left the new sensor in) and it was like a new light … Lv 6. It does not come on when it detects movement. If the light from your security lights is flickering, the course of action depends on whether the problem lies with single or multiple lights. Re-aim or block light. Turn photo eye away from possible source of light at night. my outside security light keeps flashing off quickly and back on again, I have adjusted the sensor and dials? But then that's it. Flickering Lights. I don't have repair for defective product. Arms. As soon as u switch light ON, bulb comes on and then goes off after like 2 seconds. If the light comes on and then goes off a few minutes later, first replace the lamp. It come on about 5 min, then back on with 5 min., what could be the problem? Open following link: If your light is already flickering, try toggling the switch on and off and see if … 2) Wiring is suspect. It this doesn't correct the problem, then the sensor would need changing. If the drive is waterproof, if it is good, it will just break the lamp bead and replace the light source. I replace an old outside light fixture with a new Area dusk to dawn fixture. Two cfl lights will not exceed load rating of photo-eye 1) Put black tape over photo eye and see if lights turn off. Confirm visually that the security lights have gone off and then turn the breaker back on. This electrical question came from: Bob, a Homeowner from Los Angeles, California. It's rated for UK mains and draws 50 W so I reckon it's some problem with it's transformer. Any advice? This official sponsor may provide discounts for members. If not the bulb it is the ballast. The lamp bead and the drive are broken. If you dont know shut up! Reaction score I prefer a non flashing system tbh. Do not expose photo eye to direct sunlight. buzzlightyear-Esteemed. 0 0. I have already replaced the whole light fixture with a new one. If the light is set up for it, turning the light on and off rapidly two or three times will cause it to blink continuously. 0 0? I had this happen and it turned out that there was an outdoor circuit with 12 outdoor coach lamps on it. 6 years ago. 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