Base pull string light fixtures.


Old 02-26-12, 02:16 PM
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Base pull string light fixtures.

I'm replacing a few pull-string light fixtures in the basement that have been broke for a while. So far, it's been a piece of cake; two wires, black and white, no problem.

One fixture has me stumped. It has two blacks and two whites. Need some help
please. Thanks
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Old 02-26-12, 02:36 PM
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How was it wired when you removed the old fixture? If you don't remember best guess would be the two blacks to a pigtail and the two whites to a pigtail and the pigtails to the light but if it is on a switch it could be blacks to the light and whites wire nutted together. I would suggest using a meter to test which set of black and white are hot and connecting those to the light. Put wire nuts on the other two and when you finish see if any lights or receptacles are dead.
Old 02-26-12, 06:29 PM
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This may just be a fixture between others with power in and power out.

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