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Old 10-15-2008, 02:45 PM   #1
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Fitting a new ceiling light


Can anybody please help me, i have taken down my hall ceiling light and mixed up the wires there are 4 red 4 black and 4 earths which are all together.
I have separated the blacks and reds and dont no what to do now, i have a electric testing screwdriver and there is 1 permanent live.
Now that i have seperated all of these wires none of the lights in my house work at all which makes me think they are all part of a curcuit. Please can any body help before i strangle my wife for asking me to put a new light up ...

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Old 10-15-2008, 06:16 PM   #2
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Fitting a new ceiling light


There is a UK section at this site.

http://www.electriciantalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=25

It's not a DIY site but maybe you can get a referral there.

I'm thinking that your red/black = our black/white

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