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Default Dimming lights

On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 11:05:15 AM UTC-4, GARYWC wrote:
During the last three weeks, SOME of the lights in my living room, den and bathrooms become dim at times and are normal at other times. (None of the light bulbs in those fixtures have burned out).

This condition does NOT seem to affect lights in other rooms, TVs, computers, appliances and other electrical devices.

Might this problem be with:

the city's power supply
the service panel
the individual circuit breaker(s)
the wires between the circuit breaker and the affected lights
the specific light fixtures
or ???

I'd say it could be any of the above, except the specific light
fixtures since it's happening in multiple fixtures. First thing
I'd do is determine if they are all on the same breaker. If so,
then it's likely a problem with that breaker or the wiring in
that circuit. If it's occurring on more than one circuit, are
they all on the same leg of the service? That's the diagnostic
path I'd follow.