Problem with Light Fixture

Old 07-17-02, 02:23 PM
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Question Problem with Light Fixture

This is rather basic, but I wanted to be sure....I just bought a new home and it was built in 1908...I am remodeling one of the bathrooms and the box where I removed the old light has a black, red, and white wire. The new light has two white and two black and one copper ground I just hook up the white to white and black to black and leave the red alone?

Old 07-17-02, 03:29 PM
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How was the old light connected?

Is there just one wire of each color, and no other wires in the box?

Did the old light have a receptacle too?

Is there just one switch on the wall?
Old 07-18-02, 12:44 PM
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Yes, the old light did have a receptacle...i just capped the red wire and connected the other two to the new light.
thanks a lot!

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