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How To Wire Light Fixture Cord Wires

How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.

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Wiring Light Fixture Cord Wires

Application: Wiring a Light Fixture Cord.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, comprehension, and ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.

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