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New Light Fitting Tripping Electrics

Postby MERYL » Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:06 pm

Hi, we are trying to fit a new ceiling light in the bathroom and every time we switch the new light off it trips the electrics? What are we doing wrong?? :evil:
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Postby ericmark » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:33 pm

I seemed to have already answered this question but did not notice bathroom which means unless like for like you need to inform building controls under Part P. I would guess switch wire which is often black has been put with the neutrals also black instead to connecting to lamp.

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