Help - change my motion senser exterior wall light


Old 06-28-14, 01:38 PM
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Help - change my motion senser exterior wall light

I tried to change my exterior wall light to motion exterior wall light.
However, my exterior wall light only has 2 wires, which are black and yellow.
and the new motion exterior wall light has 3 wires are black, white and yellow.

How do I connect those wires.
So, is black to black, yellow to white, and if I got this right yellow is grounded wire so i don't need to connect.

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Old 06-28-14, 03:30 PM
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If you only have two wires coming thru the conduit...... the black goes to black. The white goes to yellow. The remaining yellow wire from the light is not ground.... it's an extra switched output that should be capped off.
Old 06-28-14, 03:45 PM
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Like PJ said. Bet it you check the instructions the fixture can control another light if wired properly.

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