Would you like to come home at night to a well-lit environment? Or, would you like to have your lights coming on and off when the need arises? So you need to know the common dusk to dawn light troubleshooting.
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’ll love dusk-to-dawn lights.
How to Repair a Dusk to Dawn or Motion Detector Light Fixture: The Security Light Fixture TEST Setting Functions, Replacing a Motion Detector Head on a Dusk to Dawn Fixture, How to Test a Photo Cell.
- Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate. This electrical project is best performed by a Licensed Electrician or Electrical Contractor
- Tools Required: Basic Hand Tools and Safe Ladder
- Estimated Time: Depends on personal experience, the light fixture and access to the light fixture.
The main reason Dusk to Dawn lights don’t turn on or stay on is that the sensor is frozen in the on or off position. The lights may also be turning off frequently at night because the sensors are detecting the light from other sources or from the lights themselves. If the lights are controlled by a timer, the timer may become out of sync due to Daylight Savings or other reasons.