Adding a Switch to a light fixture


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Old 02-27-05, 09:31 AM
jcwasson
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Adding a Switch to a light fixture

Hi, I have a wall light in my kitchen that has a switch on the light fixture. The fixture I would like to replace it with has no switch. How do I add a new wall switch?
 
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Old 02-27-05, 04:33 PM
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Run a cable from the fixture to the new switch location.
At the fixture connect the new white wire to the exisitng black wire. Color the white wire black.
Connect the fixture white wire the existing white wire.
connect the fixture black wire to the new black wire.
Conncet all the ground wires together.
At the switch connect the black and the white wires tothe switch. Color the white wire black.
 
 

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