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Yvette131

04:09PM | 06/06/04
Member Since: 06/05/04
1 lifetime posts
The fixture has one black, one white and one green wire. The ceiling has one black, one white and one red wire. I connected the black to black, white to white and left the red alone and the green alone ( I tried connecting those two together but sparks flew)It turned on when I turned the circuit switch back on. But now the wall switch won't turn the light on or off. What did I do wrong?

doug seibert

04:20AM | 06/09/04
Member Since: 08/10/02
842 lifetime posts
Connect the Red wire with the fixture BLACK.........


joed

04:10PM | 07/06/04
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
The green is ground. Connect to bare wire or box if it is metal.


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