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Old 02-24-2004, 08:49 AM   #1
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installing a light fixture on a switch controlled outlet


i am trying to install a light fixture on a switch controlled outlet. i have 14-2 only in my switch box. my live wire is black. please help with how i should wire this fixture and cable going to outlet.

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installing a light fixture on a switch controlled outlet


Is the box metal? Is it just a light that you are installing? You should have a ground in the box, green or plain copper wire. Does your light fixture have a ground wire? How old is the house?

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