Changing a bathroom light


Postby CDJEMERY » Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:08 pm

I have purchased a new bathroom light and went to change the one currently in use - which appears quite old.

When disconnecting the old fitting I noticed that the wires would not connect into the new fitting.

There appears to be some kind of "plug" that I need to connect to the existing wires to be able to connect into the new fitting.

Is this correct or is there something else I need to do

Thanks
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Postby BLAKEY1963 » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:03 pm

[quote="CDJEMERY"]I have purchased a new bathroom light and went to change the one currently in use - which appears quite old.

When disconnecting the old fitting I noticed that the wires would not connect into the new fitting.

There appears to be some kind of "plug" that I need to connect to the existing wires to be able to connect into the new fitting.

Is this correct or is there something else I need to do

Thanks[/quote]

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CAN ONLY ASSUME THAT YOUR SET UP IS A PLUG IN TERMINAL
BLOCK .
YOUR TWO WIRES GOING 2 EXISTING FITTING SHOULD BE
RED / BLACK RED TAG = LIVE
BLACK = NEUTRAL
BARE COPPER WIRE WITH GREEN SLEEVING = EARTH.
YOUR LIVE FROM ABOVE SHOULD GO TO BROWN OF FITTING
YOUR NEUTRAL FROM ABOVE SHOULD GO TO BLUE OF FITTING. ( ISOLATE TO REMOVE BLOCK FIRST AFTER WORKING OUT WIRES)
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