It’s driving me insane. A licensed electrician installed about 12 recessed lights and a couple of them keep flickering.

I have tried:

1) Changing the LED inserts 2) Changing the switch to a flip switch instead of a dimmer 3) Jiggling the recessed cans

I’m worried that this means that there are loose wires in my ceiling that will cause a fire. What do you guys think???

  • What kind of light bulbs are they? You mention LED, are the LED bulbs ran directly from house voltage (~120V, or 220V), or is there a voltage converter and they use 12V DC or something else? Do the same bulbs flicker in another building / identical socket? How fast is the flickering, and how often? And do regular incandescent bulbs flicker at the same time & rate? Is there another appliance going at the same times, like a washing machine? If you've already changed the LED lights themselves and the switch that leaves just the wires (which should be "on" or "off"), and the electricity. – Xen2050 Oct 5 '18 at 23:18
  • You should ask the licensed electrician for assistance. I’d sure hook those lights up somewhere else and see what happens tho. – Tyson Oct 5 '18 at 23:57
  • @Xen2050 - it’s one of those led trim combo kits – Jeff George Oct 6 '18 at 1:59

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