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Old 05-14-2011, 08:54 AM   #1
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Light fixture wired to 3-way switches


I have a light fixture in a kitchen that was removed by a tenant. I want to replace it with a new fixture but my problem is that the wires in the box have 4 wires. Red, black, white and ground (bare). How do I hook up a light fixture that has only black white and ground?

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Light fixture wired to 3-way switches


White to white, ground to ground.

You will have to figure out if the red or black is switched. You will need a volt meter to do this. Turn on the switch and see which one gets power and then put a marrette on the one not being used.

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Light fixture wired to 3-way switches


Thanks Darren, that is what I thought but wanted another opinion. Thanks also for the quick reply.

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