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All of a sudden our overhead light in the kitchen stopped working. We have many other panel lights that work fine so I
am thinking it is the switch. Am I correct in assuming this
and if so how do I test the switch?
First not sure what you mean by panel light, but just because the other ones work doesn't mean that that one hasn't failed. A light is much more likely to fail than a switch.
I would check a switch with voltmeter to see is it is turning the power on and off.
thanks for the advice on checking the switch.
Now, after 3 to 4 days of not working the light has
decided to work- I think you are right it must be
the connection to the light itself not the switch-
does it sound like just a loose wire to you?
Could be a loose connection or a loose bulb.