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Old 09-02-2014, 08:32 PM   #1
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I am installing new LED under cabinet lights in my kitchen. The lights are part of a whole kitchen lighting set. The old lights (fluorescent) and existing wiring have 2 black and 2 white wires plus a ground. The new LED lights only have 1 black, 1 white, and the ground. How do I connect these? Iím guessing combining the blacks with a wire nut and the whites with a wire nut? Or will this burn the house down?

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I am installing new LED under cabinet lights in my kitchen. The lights are part of a whole kitchen lighting set. The old lights (fluorescent) and existing wiring have 2 black and 2 white wires plus a ground. The new LED lights only have 1 black, 1 white, and the ground. How do I connect these? Iím guessing combining the blacks with a wire nut and the whites with a wire nut? Or will this burn the house down?
White to white, black to black, bond the fixture with the ground wire.

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Thanks for the reply. Just so Iím clear: all three blacks together and all three whites together?
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Thanks for the reply. Just so Iím clear: all three blacks together and all three whites together?
If you don't, i'm pretty sure something won't work.
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The wires feed another spot downstream.
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After looking more closely I could have seen for myself that the existing light fixture was the same as what I was installing. Guessing itís a parallel circuit to the other lights.

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