Outside Light Wont Turn Off. Flicking the switch off-to-on quickly, no go. Refer to instructions to change custom settings. This should reboot the motion sensor or the timer and you can readjust it … Cut the power to the light for about 10 seconds and turn it back on. Sensor mode is set to Auto-On Daylight Sensing. Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by dune2010, 17 Jan 2005. Unplug the shredder. Automatic Paper shredders come with a sensor that senses the paper whenever we fill in it. ... when the sensor activates the light, the light stays on and won't go off, maybe in an hours time or so. Safety first, turns off the shredder and unplugged it. This article discusses a few simple methods you can use to get it to reset. ... i would have expected the alarm to go off when the power was cut, then stop sounding when power was restored/code typed in If a security light is not turning off the way it is supposed to, you can reset many systems by toggling the power switch "on" and "off". I have tried: 1. It also includes some maintenance tips you can use to help keep your sensor working in the future. the answer to this problem is easy i think. This sensor is very handy because it will detect the paper and send the signal to turn it on the shredding machine. it may or may not be connected to a circuit on the rcd protected side of the consumer unit but it won't necessarily have it's own trip. There is a light switch inside to turn it on or off. I took the light switch cover off to see if anything obvious jumped out at me, but no luck. sometimes rapidly switching the power on and off a couple of times puts them into this mode and i bet that's what's happened to this one. I'm a complete novice and don't know where to start. 2. That might bring it back to motion-sensor operation. Occupancy Sensor Wall Switch Kung Fu Maintenance Repair Video There's usually a slide or knob adjustment that makes it more or less sensitive to movement. Sensor light installed near the garage, working fine. Continue to turn the lights off to make the sensor learn your preferred light level. Turn it down a bit and the light should go off a bit more often. I flicked the switch up and down about a dozen times and the light would not turn off. Here is how to fix a paper shredder sensor: 1. Reset It – if your sensor light has an on/off switch located somewhere inside, pay close attention to how you turn it on and off. The other day, out of the blue, a light switch would not turn the light associated with it off. So, you've filled your tires with air, but that annoying low tire pressure indicator light on your dash still won't turn off! If the light switch is ‘off’, the sensor controlled lights will be turned on when the movement sensor is triggered. Change the Sensor Mode to Manual-On and Auto-Off (Vacancy). 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