Ceiling Light

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Old 11-03-19, 06:21 PM
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Ceiling Light

Hi, My ceiling has a White, Red, Black & Copper Wire. My Ikea light has White, Black and a mix of Yellow and Green Wire. I connected the White +White, Black+Black, Yellow/Green + Copper but when I put the red the the two other Black wires...My light is now on my I cannot use my light switch...Please help!! thank you!
 
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Old 11-03-19, 06:26 PM
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Cap the black wire from the ceiling. Connect the fixture black wire to the red wire.
The black wire is unswitched for use if you installed a fan.
 
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thank you very much! so the Black wire from the ceiling will be cap, red from the ceiling with black wire of the light fixture, white with white and green/yellow with copper!
 
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