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Old 06-02-2012, 12:49 AM   #1
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48" light fixture

Anyone know why my light for my tank only stays on once I remove the starter thing? When the starter is in all it does is flicker. But once I remove the starter it stays on. It's kinda a pain having to put the starter in, turn it on and then Take it out. Anyone have this problem?
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:58 AM   #2
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Anyone know why my light for my tank only stays on once I remove the starter thing? When the starter is in all it does is flicker. But once I remove the starter it stays on. It's kinda a pain having to put the starter in, turn it on and then Take it out. Anyone have this problem?
Hmmmm.... Can you start it without the starter? Are you saying once its on you remove the starter and it stays on? Isn't the starter also like a fuse? I'm baffled myself and I do electrical work lol. It shouldn't operate if you remove the starter. Your talking about something like this right?





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You would usually replace the starter if the light doesn't stay lit or flickers.
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Yea sorry I was unclear. It's strange but I'll try getting a new starter?
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:07 AM   #4
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It won't start unless the starter is in but once I turn it on I have to remove it to keep it lit
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:13 AM   #5
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Change the starter...
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:04 AM   #6
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yup, need new starter.
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