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How to Troubleshoot Solar Garden Lights

How to Troubleshoot Solar Garden Lights

Solar garden lights are a great way to add some extra light to your yard or garden, and they’re even better because they use solar power to run. However, like any other piece of technology, solar garden lights can occasionally experience problems. In this article, we’ll discuss how to troubleshoot those problems.

Possible Causes of Problematic Solar Lights

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One of the most common issues with outdoor solar lights is not getting enough sun. Please make sure the lights are in an area where they will receive direct sunlight for most of the day. If that’s not possible, you may need to invest in a solar light transformer to boost their power.

Another common issue is that the batteries are not high-quality, and they’re not holding a charge as well as they should. In this case, you may need to replace the batteries with higher-quality ones.

If your solar lights are still not working after troubleshooting these issues, there may be a problem with the light itself. In this case, you may need to contact the manufacturer for assistance.

Troubleshooting Solar Garden Lights

Check the connections. Ensure all individual solar lights have solid and consistent relationships before troubleshooting other factors. The problem may lie with a connection to the solar sensor at the top of each post. 

The first thing to do is make sure that when you’re attaching batteries or replacing ones that are too low - those connections are tight and don’t have any corrosion. If you’re still having issues, it may be a good idea to check the manufacturer’s website or contact customer service for troubleshooting help.

Replace the batteries. If your solar garden lights are flickering on and off or they seem to be dimming, that could indicate that the batteries need to be replaced.

Check for direct sunlight. Please make sure the lights are in an area where they will receive direct sunlight for most of the day. If that’s not possible, you may need to invest in a solar light transformer to boost their power.

Check the battery quality. Another common issue is that the batteries are not high-quality, and they’re not holding a charge as well as they should. In this case, you may need to replace the batteries with higher-quality ones.

Other Helpful Actions You Can Take

  1. Contact the manufacturer. If your solar lights are still not working after troubleshooting these issues, there may be a problem with the light itself. In this case, you may need to contact the manufacturer for assistance.
  2. Check for a warranty. When you purchase solar lights, they usually come with a warrant if there are any problems. If your lights are still not working after troubleshooting, check to see if they’re covered under a contract and contact the company for further assistance.

We hope this guide has helped you troubleshoot your solar garden lights! Please visit our website for more information on solar lights or other home improvement projects. You can also check out our blog about proper ways to charge your solar lights.

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