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Is That Bulb Really Burnt Out?

2019-01-21 - ipd Staff

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When faced with what appears to be a burnt out bulb, the most common response is to simply replace the bulb. Our experience has shown that often the bulb is still good and that a faulty connection or corroded socket is the problem. Using an inexpensive test light (check out our test light part #110039) you can quickly verify power and ground.