Wiring a new light where a ceiling fan was


Old 02-15-20, 09:02 AM
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Wiring a new light where a ceiling fan was

I removed an old ceiling fan (just a fan without a light) and want to install a pendant light. The room has other recessed lighting.

Prior to the removal, switch A toggled the lights and switch B toggled the fan.

My issue is now at the ceiling. I have one hot red wire and the two sets of black/white/ground.

How do I wire the new light to be controlled separately from the recessed lights?

If I link the two black and one red together, both lights work with both switches.

Thank you.
Old 02-15-20, 09:32 AM
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You need to use red and white OR black and white. One pair will be switched.
Don't connect the red and black.

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