Help !!!!!!!!!!!!!


Old 03-24-09, 09:19 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: north east usa
Posts: 1
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Question Help !!!!!!!!!!!!!

I put in a couple of outlets and a light fixture ran the wire to the breaker box and put it on its own breaker, when i turn the breaker on the light goes on when light switch is on the off position then when i flip the switch to on the breaker trips.
Sponsored Links
Old 03-24-09, 09:37 AM
ray2047's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 33,597
Received 13 Votes on 11 Posts
Help is not a good subject. You should use a short description of your problem. Such as "New Circuit: Breaker Trips". The subject helps readers identify which posts they may be able to help with.

It sounds like you did not wire the switch correctly. Of course I can only guess because you gave us no information on how you wired it. My guess is you made the rookie mistake of wiring both the neutral and black wires to the switch. The switch is used only to interrupt the flow of current in the black wire.

Last edited by ray2047; 03-24-09 at 10:29 AM.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: