Wiring a Double Light Switch biut now Outside Light Doesn't Wokr


Postby Newbie1975 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:28 pm

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Please help !

I live in a TW newbuild house and recently changed all the lights, sockets and switches.

Everything went well apart from one.

I have a double light which controls the light in the hall way and the light outside which is sensor controlled

The light for the hall way works with the new switch but the light outside doesnt

I've wired it up as below (I'm doing this from memory so apologies if anything is wrong or if my terminology is wrong !)

Switched Live (Black with Brown Sleeve) is wired to Com on LHS

Ive then put a small brown cable to link Com on LHS to Com on RHS

Two Neutrals (Blue?) are wired into a termination block

One of the Browns is wired to L1 on the LHS

Second Brown is wired to L1 on the RHS

Any ideas what Ive done wrong ?

The outside light doesnt work at all but the light in the hall (LHS) works perfectly.
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Postby ericmark » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:53 pm

Switched line will not have link wire, link wire to permanent line.
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Postby Newbie1975 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:16 pm

HI There

I've changed the switch live for a perm live to the link wire but its still not working !

From memory....

Light 1 (Hallway) - Switched Live to L1, Live to Com

Light 2(Outside) - Linked wire from Com to Light 1 to Com in Light 2, Live to L1

Two Neutrals are still terminated in a block - likewise the two earths

Any idea?

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