How To Fix A Motion Sensor Light?

How Can You Fix Motion Sensor Lights?

  • Try Cleaning the Photocell. The photocell is an important part of the motion sensor light.
  • Turn It Off and Back On. Believe it or not, sometimes all your motion sensor lights need is to be manually switched off and on again!
  • Replace the Batteries.
  • Replace the Bulb.

18 Jul 2019

Why did my motion light stop working?

Turn off the circuit breaker that controls the light circuit and leave it off for 30 minutes. Turn on the breaker and see if the light comes on. If it does, adjust the sensor range and sensitivity as needed. If the light doesn’t come on when you turn the breaker back on, try replacing the bulb.17 Jul 2017

Why does my motion light keep going on and off?

Flickering motion sensor lights can be caused by several things: A bad bulb or diode. A pretty straight-forward problem, even high-quality lights tend to go out eventually and sometimes even new ones can malfunction. A bad connection between the bulb or diode and the light fixture itself.23 Jan 2019

Why does my outdoor sensor light stay on?

Most lights that have sensors have a sensitivity switch, which can often cause your lights to stay on when something as tiny as a bug flys by. To fix this, turn the light switch OFF for 10 seconds (at least) and then turn it back ON. If its in the daytime when you reset it, it may not go on because of the brightness.