I have a little problem that I hope someone out there can help me
I recently tried ot install a new ceiling light in a bedroom. During
the process of taking down the old light, I mixed up the wires so that
I do not know which ones to connect. There are three set of wires (A,
B, and C). Also important is that another bedroom's electricity (at
least for it's light) is dependent upon the correct hookup in the
first room. I've tried many different arrangements and got varying
results but none have worked entirely. Through the process of
elimination I believe that I have at least figured out which set of
wires are responsible for each location. Here's what I have:
Set A (black and white)... the electrical source
Set B (black and white)... I believe that this is associted with the
wall switch for the light that I am trying to install
Set C (black and white)... These are associated with the second
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
On 8 Feb 2004 13:47:50 -0800, email@example.com (DMills)
A Source | | | LIGHT
| | | |
B SW | | |
C 2nd BDR |
I hope my ASCII drawing is adequate.
o is a connection
-|- crosses over, no connection
| James E.Thompson, P.E. | mens |
| Analog Innovations, Inc. | et |
If your wiring guesses are correct......
"A" Black, "B" Black and "C" Black together.
"A" White, "C" White and the "ceiling light" White
"B" White (which is carrying your switched Black) to the "Ceiling Light"
And PLEASE take that "B" white wire dropping down to the switch
and either wrap a turn of electrical tape around it on each end
(the end at the switch too) or take a black Sharpie (permanent)
and draw a 1/2" band on it at each end. It should hae been
marked that way in the first place, you shouldn't have had to
guess/test what pair was going to the switch.
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