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Old 01-05-2013, 03:10 PM   #31
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We will assume that wire "B" is the other end of wire #4 since they are both red.

Is wire "C" connected to the light fixture?
Regarding wire "A", which wire, #1, 32 or #3 is its other end?
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:27 PM   #32
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We will assume that wire "B" is the other end of wire #4 since they are both red.

Is wire "C" connected to the light fixture?
Regarding wire "A", which wire, #1, 32 or #3 is its other end?
I did an ohm test with the power off. C is connected to #2 and A is connected to #3. that is all they returned with. Thanks!
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I did an ohm test with the power off. C is connected to #2 and A is connected to #3. that is all they returned with. Thanks!
Is wire#1's other end at the simple kitchen lite?

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Is wire#1's other end at the simple kitchen lite?
I took a reading from the 2 wires at the end of light fixture #1 (the 2 wires coming into the fixture w/the bulb) and it showed connected to #1 and #6 with the ohm test. thanks!
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would putting wingnuts on wires #2, #3, #4 (since we removed the hidden switch connected to these)seperately and then pigtailing #1 and #6 together and add new wires from the pigtail to the skylight switch and light fixture 1 switch work for a quick test? seems #6 has the juice...but this is all slob talk as i am a computer guy and not an electrician .
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would seems #6 has the juice...but this is all slob talk as i am a computer guy and not an electrician .
Back in post #14 you stated,

"I tested all 6 individual wires to the white wires(there are 5 white wires pigtailed together) and only wire #5 returned a hot connection. The rest did not. "


How did wire #6 suddenly have the juice?
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Back in post #14 you stated,

"I tested all 6 individual wires to the white wires(there are 5 white wires pigtailed together) and only wire #5 returned a hot connection. The rest did not. "


How did wire #6 suddenly have the juice?
Sorry that was a typo. I meant should i pigtail the wires to #5 as a test? Thank you!
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Old 01-06-2013, 11:03 AM   #38
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Connecting your constant hot wire which you say is #5 to the switch leg(which has yet to be determined) should turn the simple kitchen light on.

In the diagram below, connecting the blue and black together at the switch location--in essence eliminating the switch----will turn the light on.

The blue wire is the switch leg.
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This is now complete and fully working!! thanks to all the advice, i was able to determine which wires went where and got it all setup.

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