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I have 3 standard light fixtures outside and want convert them into dusk to dawn. One is working on installing a new black photosensor but the rest two are not.

Black is connected to black and the same for white also. Red also same. There is one wire from the fixture is unconnected. Should that be connected to red?



Here is the pic of the one that is not working. Can you please help what's wrong here?
 

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Thank you Chuck. Sorry, I did not completely understand the answer. Are you saying the red should be connected to fixture bare wire which is not connected at this time?
 

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The connections are as follows:
1. All three whites together - Mainpower line, light fixture and sensor
2. Light fixture black and sensor red are connected together
3. Sensor black and mainpower line black is connected together
4. Light fixture barewire and mainpower barewire is connected together.

Does this sound good?
 

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Just to make sure I understand to test the sensor, you want me to do this, right?

Connect light fixer black with the mainpower black

I believe the rest of the connections will stay as it is.

If light comes on, then the sensor is bad, Is that right?
 
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