The rope light
will not turn on after connecting
the connector kit.
light may not be getting a good
connection to the power source. Try
removing the connector kit and
reattaching it. If that does not
help, if it is possible, try
attaching the connector kit to the
other end of the rope light. It can
also help to take a pair of pliers
and squeeze the electrode prongs
together slightly before inserting
it into the rope light.
A section has
gone dark. What happened?
bulb burns out, it will darken that
entire section of wire. A burnt bulb
in 120 volt, 2 wire rope light will
darken an 18 inch segment. In 120
volt, 3 wire it will darken a 36
inch segment. It can be fixed by
splicing in a new segment of rope
light with invisible splices.
...the rope light is covered or
placed in a area where heat cannot
escape. It will cause the rope
light to overheat and melt.
...the rope light is not uncoiled
before being turned on. This will
cause it to overheat.
...the rope light is placed in a
groove, through walls, doors,
windows or other parts of a
...the rope light is punctured,
cracked or broken.
...the rope light is continuously
flexed and bent.
...the rope light is submerged in
...the rope light is in a damp area
without the connector joints being
sealed with silicon glue.
...is secured using adhesive glue,
staples, or nails.