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Old 01-10-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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Installing a new light fixture


I have a hot, neutral and a ground coming out of the box. Do I tie the ground wire on the light fixture to the gound in the box or the ground on the fixture mounting plate?

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I have a hot, neutral and a ground coming out of the box. Do I tie the ground wire on the light fixture to the gound in the box or the ground on the fixture mounting plate?

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Both. I usually wrap the ground around the screw on the mounting plate and leave a tail long enough to wirenut to the light.

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