replacing light fixture


Old 12-26-00, 09:40 AM
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I am replacing my basement light switch when i open the box there were a screw on the left side and one on the right side my new light switch have has two screws on the right side. There are two light switches to replace in the same box on one switch there's a white and a green wire the other switch have a orange and a white wire. If anyone can help please do so. thank you
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Old 12-26-00, 11:45 AM
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Are you just replacing this switch for cosmetic reasons?

If you're replacing a switch with two screws with another switch with two screws, then it makes no difference where the two screws are (I hope you're ignoring the green grounding screw, if one, when you count screws). Just make sure you don't replace it with a switch with the same number of screws (not counting the grounding screw).

Your wire colors are strange, however. Are you in the United States? Is this low-voltage wire?

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