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Old 08-11-2010, 09:27 AM   #1
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I am hooking up a new light in my bathroom. the old light has 4 posts on the back of it. On one side there is 2 white wires hooked up and on the other side 1 red wire, and then there is 2 black wires tied together not hooked to anything.
On the new light, there is only the standard 1 black, 1 white, and the ground wire. Im not sure how this one should be hooked up. I need some help please
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:37 AM   #2
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What color wires are coming out of the wall?

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The wires from the wall are the 2 white, 1 red, and 2 black(tied together).
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Red is your switched hot ... white is your neutral. Connect the red to your fixture black and the fixture white to the other 2 whites. Leave the 2 blacks that are connected together as they are.
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Thats what I was thinking, but wanted to make sure. Thanks very much!
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