Hello, my name’s Oscar Moreno with Moreno
Custom Home Visions and today we’re going to teach you guys how to troubleshoot fluorescent
lighting. Basic tools you’re going to need are just a simple pair of pliers, right here,
also you’re going to need your electrical tester, that should be right there, and, real
simply, just a multi screwdriver, that you’ll need as well. What you basically want to get
into is, we’re going to just test it real simply by going and buying new light bulbs,
installing those guys in place. If, for whatever reason, your fluorescent light doesn’t work
still, then we’re going to have to get inside of it so what we’re going to end up doing
is, again, removing our fluorescent lights and then after that, we’re going to find a
real simple clip that we use our pliers to turn a little bit, just one hundred and eight
degrees and it comes right out. Once you take that pin out you’re going to expose all the
wiring and the ballasts, don’t let that get too intimidating for you, it’s pretty simple.
Another step that you’re going to want to go through is making sure all the wire leads
are hooked up to each side of the fluorescent light fixture. Once you’ve determined that,
we can go with the next step to see if everything is working properly with the ballets. With
the ballets we’re going to end up removing it and taking it out and replacing it. Once
you’ve done that you, pretty much, have a brand new fluorescent lighting in there. Another
important thing to keep in mind is to check and see if you have rust around your light
fixture, these guys are very common for that to happen. When you have that problem just
go ahead and replace the whole thing, they’re very inexpensive to do and to buy, as well.
That’s how you troubleshoot fluorescent lighting.