My light fixture does not work right, what is wrong?
I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right. How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch.
Problem with a Light Fixture
[ad#block]Electrical Question: I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right
I just put up a new light fixture. The light switch was off, I put the new bulb in and light was on. Is the switch not working or could there be something in the light itself? Last fixture worked with switch, I also installed that fixture, last time I turned on the switch with old fixture it worked, any ideas?
Thanks for your electrical question Tina.
How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch
It would be very rare that a switch would fail in the “ON” position , but remotely possible. How many wires were up in the ceiling fixture box? Were there two or more light fixtures?
The following will provide fully explained wiring instructions and wiring diagrams that 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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