my light does not turn off


Old 12-13-17, 02:31 PM
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my light does not turn off

I had a ceiling fan with lights that was controlled with one light switch. I decided to replace the fan with flush-mount light fixture and change the light switch light to LED dimmer light switch. (after noticing flickering lights) after doing all that the results are: I can't turn off the light or even dim it. I noticed that at the light switch box: I have one hot black wire and two black wires travel up, two white wires that twisted and caped and two copper wires are twisted and caped. in the ceiling box I have one black, one white and one copper that I connected to the corresponding white and black wires of the new fixture.

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Old 12-13-17, 05:36 PM
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Hi, is the new fixture an LED, did you disturb any of the splices in the switch box ? remove the new switch and install the old one and and see what happens.
Old 12-13-17, 11:35 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

How can you have three black wires and only two whites wires and two bare wires ?
Do you have wiring in a conduit there ?

Two copper wires twisted together tells me cable.
A two wire cable is one white, one black and one bare ground wire.

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