i got a new light and connected it up. now it doesnt work.
i have 4 sets of wires so it gets a bit confusing. this is how i connected it up:
black (red sleeve) to brown
3 black to blue
4 green to green
4 red together
i have beeen puzzled for bout an hour now. is there any specific way to connect th reds up as thats the only thing i can think of.
Did you not make a note of any connections before starting. What you need to identify is the switch wire (the black with the brown sleeving on it most likley) the rest is just live neutral and earth looped from the last light fitting to the next light fitting, but by the sounds of it you may have an extra cable looped to something else.
Was this light working before you replaced for new and does the switch turn more than one light on? You may have got a loose connection at another fitting in the loop while you was replacing, so check at other ceiling roses for loose connection and also check for loose connection at switch too.
Good Luck and be safe, safely isolate electrics before carrying out any work.
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