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installing flourescent lighting

Postby debby » Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:40 pm

I have a problem, today i fitted 3 flourescent light tubes to my garage ceiling, i conected them all, one leading to the next then on to the last one, when i switched them on the first one came on but the second two didnt, i followed the wires on following the wires as they came in, can anyone tell me where i may have gone wrong, thanks, debby
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Postby chriscba » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:04 am

you might have a loose connection in second fitting, or a broken cable.
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Postby rosebery » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:39 am

Try connecting them in parallel rather than in series.

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