Pool light went dim by 2/3 and day later out completely ??

Victor Newman

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Sep 6, 2014
41
Grants Pass, OR
Inground pool. Light replaced 30 days ago by pool tech. Worked fine for 29 days. Dim one night....out the next. Thought they were on or off only. Did not pull the light. Will call tech, but I was wondering about the symptoms. Circuit breaker OK....except it is old from 2000 or so. TIA.
 

ajw22

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Jul 21, 2013
10,562
Northern NJ
There are so many types of pool lights we need the specific type - incandescent bulb, halogen, fiber optic, LED, 120V, low voltage?
 

Victor Newman

Active member
Sep 6, 2014
41
Grants Pass, OR
120v....incandescent......Amerlite Underwater Light....says old safety instructions, but no part# or model#. Not sure how old. Local tech thinks, without seeing, that housing is warped and has leaked. Wants $350 plus install for new unit. I can buy one online for about 1/2...but he won't warrant the install.
 

ajw22

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TFP Guide
Jul 21, 2013
10,562
Northern NJ
120v....incandescent......Amerlite Underwater Light....says old safety instructions, but no part# or model#. Not sure how old. Local tech thinks, without seeing, that housing is warped and has leaked. Wants $350 plus install for new unit. I can buy one online for about 1/2...but he won't warrant the install.
Local tech is probably correct. If you want him to warrant the install you have to let him make enough to cover fixing any problems. Otherwise you can buy the light and install it yourself and warrant your own install.