Light Now Always on After Swapping Fittings?


Postby ID015 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:55 pm

I swapped the old bayonet light fitting with a LED lamp but now the light is always on.
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Postby Mr White » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:17 pm

That is probably because you have connected it to Live and neutral, not Switched live an neutral.

There is also the slight possibility that it is connected right and you have "induction" which is just enough to light the lamp.

Put the old lamp back and see what happens.
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Postby ID015 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:37 am

I don't have the old fitting anymore, it was really old and just disintegrated as I took it off!
What other troubleshooting can I do or best to call an electrician?
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Postby ID015 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:04 am

Mr White wrote:There is also the slight possibility that it is connected right and you have "induction" which is just enough to light the lamp.


Is there a way for me to check if there's induction?
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Postby Mr White » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:55 pm

If you (or any one else reading this) is unsure what to do, then the best thing is to get a competent person in to do the job for you. It does NOT have to be a qualified electrician.

I read the following on another forum, it is very true.

"Remember electricity has no prejudices, it kills any one"
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