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Last night, went to the fridge to get some Ginger Ale (A non-alcoholic flavoured water, basically) and the light didn't come on. OK, check the temp - 4C - and pull the bulb. It meters OK, but looks a bit black, so suspect the bulb has gone - check the mains supply and fuse anyway, both OK.
Decide it's the bulb, order two new ones from FleaBay.
Today, check fridge temp again - 3.2C - so it's keeping cold.
Suddenly remember a light socket that takes 12mm screw threads - test the bulb, and it works.
So it put it back in the fridge - and the light comes on.
Anyone got an IDE and Debugger for white goods?
I hate intermittent problems...
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
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I had a similar experience in the bedroom lately, where the bulb seemed to be gone.
But when I tested the bulb, it was ok, so I decided it must be the switch.
Almost had called an electrician, when I realized there was another switch (hotel switch circuit).
When I tried the second switch, the light went on and all problems were solved.
It seems the second switch was in an in-between state (caused by dusting off probably).
In the house I recently sold there was a fan/light combo in the master bedroom. One switch on the wall and a remote control that you could adjust fan speeds and turn off/on the light.
Well, one day I flipped the switch and the fan started but the light was extremely dim. Pressed the button on the remote and the light turned off. Pressed it again and the light turned back on. Figured it was something with the bulbs so I took them out and replaced them. Same problem with the new bulbs.
Went online to search and all the results indicated that it was likely the box which allows the remote to communicate had a loose wire. Open up the fan again, check all the wires and they all seemed solid.
Wife at the time was losing her patience, so I went and got a nice floor lamp hooked it up to a smart controller so that the switch would turn it on as well. Not an ideal fix but that way the light could turn on automatically in the morning like a dawn simulator.
This goes on for a year and things occur which force the house to be sold. Realize that I have to get this fixed before the house sells... more internet searching. Tear down the entire thing until only the base remains on the ceiling and I'm checking all of the connections, power in/out, etc. Somehow I end up on a different manufacturer's support forum and someone suggests that the user hold down the light button on the remote because the model for this other manufacturer has a dimmer function.
I figure why not, nothing else has fixed the problem... and the light goes to full brightness. Son of a!! Nothing about that feature in the owner's manual.
TLDR; Light was not burned out but would not go to full brightness, undocumented dimmer function, most likely one of the cats had stood on the remote and triggered it causing months of frustration and aggravation.
If installed by the Company yes but it is mostly useless - unless the use an external e-mail provider - because the mail server IS owned by the Company, as it is the e-mail account you are using. Your internal e-mail account is simply a resource that the company allows you to use, just as your desk and workstation.