Sunday, December 30, 2012

How to Replace Garage Fluorescent Tubes

Fig.1 Old burnt light
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
T12 cool white fluorescent tubes 34 watt, 48 inch set

Mrs. Yang Lu called my repair service to troubleshoot her garage lights. She was a referral from another client. 

This post shows the five steps to replacing two fluorescent tubes in her garage wall light fixture.
Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows the burned out garage wall fixture. 
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the tubes were burned out. A dark black edge on one side of the lamp was visible. 
Fig.2 Edge of lamp burned out
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the lamp unit without fluorescent tubes.
Fig.3 End of connectors

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