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Replaced one ceiling light and the others stopped working.

Postby samoff » Tue May 29, 2007 12:20 pm

I've replaced the ceiling light fitting - something I've done a few times before - and it works fine. Unfortunately, the lights in two other rooms now don't work - presumably in the same loop as the one I changed.

Could it be that I connected the three black wires in the wrong combination? I'm pretty sure I connected them as before - two to one side and on to the other. but what if I got them mixed up? Is this what would happen? Is it a bad idea to try them in a different combination?

btw the other two rooms have sets of spotlights with their own transformers.
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Postby sparx » Tue May 29, 2007 9:30 pm

Hi more likely you have a loose wire in your fitting, L or N . If wrong comb. of blacks more likely to low fuse/trip.
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