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Old 10-11-2012, 12:54 PM   #1
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Sparton Remote Control Spotlight

I have an inop Sparton Model 475 spot/flood light. There is power to the switch and the wobble stick but nothing happens up at the light. Has anyone had any issues or any ideas where to start looking?
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:11 PM   #2
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Need to check the voltage at the light socket. Maybe the bulb or just needs contacts cleaned
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:36 AM   #3
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Lightbulb Sparton/NightRay Spotlight

Typically this is caused by either the spot or flood filament being burned out. If one is burned out, neither one will work. You can replace with a Wagoner 4700 Par 36 Dual Filament.
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Typically this is caused by either the spot or flood filament being burned out. If one is burned out, neither one will work. You can replace with a Wagoner 4700 Par 36 Dual Filament.
I opened up the light fixture and the seal is perished. Can I buy new front and rear and base seals. the bulb looks perfect But I know that does not meanr much until I check it with my meters, Gotta wait for the wife to hold the ladder, I can just see myself flying if the ladder moves,

The base seal looks like crap too
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I opened up the light fixture and the seal is perished. Can I buy new front and rear and base seals. the bulb looks perfect But I know that does not meanr much until I check it with my meters, Gotta wait for the wife to hold the ladder, I can just see myself flying if the ladder moves,

The base seal looks like crap too
We started to trace wires and what not on the spotlight and I started doing voltage checks on the switch. Yellow is positive on this light, well I showed 12v avail at all the yellow terminals, when I turned the light switch to on I showed 12v available on every terminal, what the? Some more tracing and getting under the dash and we found the dumb ass prior owner had both the pos lead and the neg lead connected to hot leads, A snip here and a jumper there and presto everything works except the up down part of the light, the motor is running and I can see the gears turning but it is not moving
I can manually move the light up or down
Any ideas and where can I get some front and rear gaskets
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We started to trace wires and what not on the spotlight and I started doing voltage checks on the switch. Yellow is positive on this light, well I showed 12v avail at all the yellow terminals, when I turned the light switch to on I showed 12v available on every terminal, what the? Some more tracing and getting under the dash and we found the dumb ass prior owner had both the pos lead and the neg lead connected to hot leads, A snip here and a jumper there and presto everything works except the up down part of the light, the motor is running and I can see the gears turning but it is not moving
I can manually move the light up or down
Any ideas and where can I get some front and rear gaskets
I got the light working perfectly, I backed off the 3/4 inch nut against the spring on the slip clutch and son of a gun the up and down started to work, all I need is the gaskets to hold the bulb secure, any ideas, they gotta be heat resistant
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I got the light working perfectly, I backed off the 3/4 inch nut against the spring on the slip clutch and son of a gun the up and down started to work, all I need is the gaskets to hold the bulb secure, any ideas, they gotta be heat resistant
K@H industries now owns Sparton, I was in contact with them and they still have some of the front and rear bulb gaskets, in case anyone happens to need them.
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