I'm trying to track down the solution to an electrical problem and not having much luck.
We have two exterior lights on the front of the garage that stopped working recently. Thinking they just died (the motion sensing panels degraded and we assumed water got in and fried them) we figured it would be a good time to replace/upgrade.
In taking off the old lights, I realized that the line going to the lights wasn't hot in the first place (so maybe the lights were not dead after all). However, there still appears to be power coming through the switch that controls those lights inside the house. There is nothing between the switch and the light other than a straight run of wire (as far as I know).
Can the wire go bad? House was built in 2004 and the wire is the standard Romex stuff.
Thoughts? Thanks in advance...