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How Do I Wire My Light Fixture?

I have red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other…


Electrical Question from Ernest about Light Switch Wiring
Background: Ernest, a Homeowner from Newville NL, Canada
Question: I have a red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other lights in the circuit. How do I connect the wires together to get the light to work.

Additional Comments: The first time for me on this website and it looks really interesting.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Ernest. Fully explained wiring instructions and wiring diagrams can be found here in the light switch wiring area here in this website. Just click the Light Switch Wiring link below.

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