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Old 04-28-2010, 08:54 PM   #1
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Bathroom light on a gfi circuit

I have installed a new bathroom....currently the bathroom light is just a socket with a pigtail connection which works fine (switching on/off). However when I attempt to install a proper fixture, the circuit trips when the light is switched on. The power for the light is supplied through a gfi wall plug.

What is causing the circuit to trip...when a light fixture is installed?


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Old 04-28-2010, 09:32 PM   #2
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Have you tried just hanging a light fixture up without mounting it.
You may have trouble with one of the wires making contact when the fixture is mounted to the box.


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