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Replacing ceiling lights

Postby alsop603 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 2:29 pm

I have just replaced an existing ceiling light and I have connected each wire where it should be. After turning the power back on all of the lights work but when I turn on the next switch on the circuit it switches the light I have just replaced on very dimley. I think it must only be a minor thing that is wrong but I can't for the life of me figure it out.

Any ideas?
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Postby ericmark » Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:44 pm

Sounds if you have mixed up the neutral wire and live switch return. Likely both black. See Project for correct wiring.
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