I have recently replaced my light fixture in my bathroom. The old fixture had an outlet built into the base. The wires from the old fixture were 2 blacks and 2 whites. The two blacks were hooked to the one black in the wall box and the two whites were hooked to the one white. The new fixture had just one black, one white and one green. I hooked the black to the black, the white to the white. No problem, light is awesome. Now, I want to change the light switch that operates the light to one that has the switch/outlet combination.
The instructions on the box said hook the black to the top left screw, the white to the bottom right screw, and run a jumper from the top right to the bottom left. It also said to break out the metal tab on the left side. Did all this and I finally got the switch to work on the light, but the outlet won't work. I talked to another forum and they said it is not possible to do this, but others have said it is. WIll this work? The only wires in the switch box is a black and a white. Please help me.
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