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Old 02-07-2018, 01:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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...beats walking...
 
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Originally Posted by Angel And The Wolf View Post
No, but there have been times when a good swift slap on the fender brought one back.
Typical causes for lamp failure are (in order):
1) Mechanical failure, ie: filament breakage.
2) Thermal failure, ie: over-heating due to too high voltage.
3) Intermittent -- ie: sudden ON/OFF -- current surges.

Sounds like there's an "intermittent" (loose connection(s)) somewhere.
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