Touch Light Lamp – How To Repair One

Touch light lamp is a very innovative type of lamp which is very popular today. Lamps have always been a primary lighting option for elegant looking houses. Installing ordinary lights will not make your house look elegant since these lights do not come in stylish appearance. However, lamps are available in market in wide range…

Touch light lamp is a very innovative type of lamp which is very popular today. Lamps have always been a primary lighting option for elegant looking houses. Installing ordinary lights will not make your house look elegant since these lights do not come in stylish appearance. However, lamps are available in market in wide range of styles and various looks and a touch light lamp is one of them. It is the best choice when you are looking for elegance. Along with being elegance in looks, it is also innovative in features. It can be turned on and off when any part of its metallic body or cord is touched and it is just one of its many features.

To understand how you can fix a touch light lamp, you must first understand how it works. To put it briefly, it has a touch sensor in it that turns on when a person touches the body of the lamp. To repair this lamp, you will have to first dispose it, fix the problem, and then assemble it again.

To fix a problem, you must know what exactly the problem is that needs to be fixed. You have to ensure that the problem is inside the touch lamp and not in electrical outlet or the bulb or the switch.

First unplug the lamp so you will not get electrocuted when dissembling it. Pry open the bottom of the touch light lamp with any tool, such as a knife. Open and see if the wire connections are all inside its body. If there is a need to cut a wire, cut it and use wire nut for rewiring.

If the touch light lamp is not working by touching its body, then the problem could be in its touch sensor, which is at the bottom of the lamp. You will have to replace it with a new one. You can purchase this sensor from any home improvement shop or electrical utility store. After purchasing it, all you have to do is follow the manual provided with it and install accordingly. Most probably, you will only have to work on color coded wiring, which is not very complicated.

Often, touch light lamps have soldered-on fuses. Check the inside of the lamp to see for any burnt fuse that needs to be replaced with a new one with same rating.

Touch light lamps have power control transistors on its circuit board at the bottom of the lamp. This transistor is the largest part of the board. Replace it with the new one and solder it.