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Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture

How to Wire a Light Fixture with a Blue Wire, Orange Wire, and White Wire: Wiring a light fixture with a black and white wire.

Guide to Wiring a Ceiling Light Fixture
Electrical Question: How do I connect the blue wire, one orange wire, and one white wire for a new light fixture?

This electrical question came from: Josh, from Chicago, Illinois.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Josh.

Ceiling Light Fixture Wiring

Application: Wiring a Ceiling Light Fixture.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best if wired by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the light fixture(s).
Precaution: Identify the light circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional fixture wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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