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ches 03-12-2013 03:16 PM

light want turn off
 
hi i live in a old building i took the old light down and replaced it with spot lights there is 3 red wires and 1 black i put it up but cant seem to turn it off by the light switch please help

Hardway 03-12-2013 03:20 PM

you wired it wrong. Post a photo of the wires how you connected them. You have the switched leg tied to the lights black wire along with the hot black.

sirsparksalot 03-12-2013 03:20 PM

Pics please?

Hardway 03-12-2013 03:24 PM

Somebody else will walk you thru it!

Seattle2k 03-13-2013 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hardway (Post 1135588)
Somebody else will walk you thru it!

:jester:

:laughing::thumbsup:

dmxtothemax 03-13-2013 05:59 PM

You have tied the light into the wrong side of the switch loop !

How many wires are there ?
And what colors are they ?
Do you know which wires go to
a - the light fitting ?
b - the power feed ?

A photo would be most helpful !

jlmran 03-13-2013 08:25 PM

1-hit wonder. Ever notice how these guys (whoever they are) always end their posts with "please help"?


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