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New Kitchen light fitting

Postby doug56 » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:42 am

replacing new kitchen light, old light was already taken out so unsure of correct wiring, currently from existing fitting:
2 red
2 black
2 bare
no red taped or marked wire.

new spotlight has
yellow / green

Dunt want to hash up can anyone tell me correct system please
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Simply Build It

Postby thedoctor » Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:16 am

Go to the projects section and look under electrical. Replacing a light fitting is the most popular project on the website and the most frequently asked question in the forum but no-one bothers looking for the answer they just keep posting the same question again and again and again and again and again and again.............................................................
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Postby ericmark » Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:53 pm

From rose I would connect both reds together.
Connect one Black to brown on new lamp.
Other Black to Blue on new lamp.
Green and Yellow to earths.
If that didn't work then I would start ringing things out.
As pointed out some good pictures in projects.

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