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Installing Ceiling Light Fixtures

How are the wires connected for a new light fixture? How to Make the Wire Connections for Light Fixtures.


Identifying Ceiling Light Fixture Wiring
Electrical Question: How are the wires connected for a new light fixture?

This electrical wiring question came from: Jeff, a Homeowner from Rochester, New York.
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Wiring Ceiling Light Fixtures

How to Make the Wire Connections for Light Fixtures

Electrical Tip About Installing Light Fixtures

When replacing an existing light fixture, be careful to identify the wires that are connected to the old existing light fixture. It is not necessary to take apart any additional wiring that may be in the fixture box, otherwise you may have to spend time identifying the wiring.

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