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Old 03-12-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
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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

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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.

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Pics please?
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Somebody else will walk you thru it!
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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 !
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1-hit wonder. Ever notice how these guys (whoever they are) always end their posts with "please help"?

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