i was replacing a light fitting in a bedroom and accidently wired it up incorrectly.i have now rectified the wiring and the light switches on and off fine however the rest of the upstairs lights are not working.
i believe i caused a short circuit but the mcb did not switch over.i have a tenby consumer unit.
is it just a matter of changing the mcb,if so how do i do that,or i have caused more serious damage.
ive removed the lamp completely and the upstairs lights still do not work.i went into the loft and al i could see was the original cable with live earth and neutral.i cannot see another elusive wire.the property was built around 2003.
Sounds to me in your description you have lost a live and neutral feed to the rest of your upstairs lights. the only suggestion i can give is go in the loft and take a cable from the light that is working to another of the lights on the circuit then connect these up and put lighting circuit back on and then try lights upstairs and see if they are working.
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