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Dodgy wiring?

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by hoq, 28 Oct 2019.

  1. hoq

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    Hello, Ive noticed a humming nose from a timer socket that is on a lamp. I tried it in most of the sockets in the house and it makes a noise on them all. Also when the radio is on and someone turns a light on the radio make a loud noise. So does anyone know what's going on? Cheers.
     
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    If it's a mechanical timer, the noise is the motor inside.
    The radio noise is either worn out light switches if the noise is only brief,
    or if it continues all the time the light is on, the light is defective.
     
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    Sorry I didn't get an alert for the reply.
    I don't think there's a motor inside the timer. I think its just light plastic and therefore it vibrates easily.
    the noise from the radio when the lights are switched on is very brief. I think it happens in all the rooms though.
     
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