Need help with switch problem

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-28-14, 05:10 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 2
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Need help with switch problem

Name:  Capture.jpg
Views: 451
Size:  36.6 KB

I have a light w/ switch and 2 outlets in a room. I have the hooked up exactly like the attached picture shows. When the switch is off, the outlets work properly and the light is off. When I turn it on, the light fixture turns on but the 2 outlets go off. I've triple checked my wiring but can not find issue. Would anyone be able to tell me where the problem would be? Please let me know if you have any questions or want pictures. Thank you for any help!

Edit: the switch should only be controlling the light fixture, the 2 outlets should always be hot.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-28-14, 06:23 PM
ray2047's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 33,597
Received 13 Votes on 11 Posts
You diagram is correct so most likely it is you wiring at the light. Your diagram is correct so please check your wiring there again. If you still don't see it post pictures of your wiring at the light.

Be sure at the light:
  • Black of power in connected to white of switch loop and black of power out to receptacles.
  • White of power in to white of light and white of power out to receptacle.
  • Black of light to switch loop only.
There should be no other connections at these three junctions.
 
  #3  
Old 11-28-14, 06:24 PM
Tolyn Ironhand's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Twin Cities, MN
Posts: 12,967
Received 59 Votes on 52 Posts
Welcome to the forums!

Sorry to say, but you need to check it again. The diagram is correct. I would suspect you have a wire mixed up going to the switch.
 
  #4  
Old 11-28-14, 11:08 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 2
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Thank you both for your help, I will double check my wiring; if all else fails pictures will be coming lol.
 
Reply

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:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: