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jathornton1 04-15-2008 04:37 PM

Light switch not working
 
Hi guys, quick question. This evening I've installed a new light fitting in my front room, it's got 3 gu10 spots on it. When I took the original pendant off there were 3 lengths of T+E coming down. So to get them all in I changed the terminal block to a 15amp one. I matched up the wires, put the fitting up, switched the breaker on and it worked. Then I flicked the switch and the breaker tripped!!!
I can turn the fitting on and off from the breaker but if I use the switch it trips instantly, if I push the switch to what would be the on position and turn the breaker back on it works. If I leave it in the off position it trips!

Help please!!!!:(

220/221 04-15-2008 04:43 PM

Crikey! You must be from another planet :thumbup:

gue spots and t&e are not in my vocabulary.

jathornton1 04-15-2008 05:13 PM

gu10 spots, the little halogen mains voltage ones, and twin and earth is the power cable


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