Electrical Wiring in the Home/Electrcial lights flickering

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Hi, we have lived in our home for 19 years and never had a problem with the power in our bedroom. In the last few weeks we had started to notice that the lights in our bedroom started flickering, and if the TV was on at the same time the TV would turn off. At first I thought it was the TV, but it still does it even when we have the TV unplugged. It doesn't seem to matter now if there is only one light on or three lights, they all flicker. We bought a new circuit breaker, no that wasn't it. checked the neutral wire it is fine. We took the lights to another room and tried them there and they don't flicker, so it isn't the lights. Do you have any ideas. thanks  Paul

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Paul
Check each outlet on this circuit there is a loose wire somewhere in this system. That will cause flickering lights a lot of times when outlets are used they become loose especially with the older type devices the ones where you push the wire in to the back of the device instead of wrapping it around a screw.
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