4 wirers into 3 ????

Old 06-15-13, 07:39 PM
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4 wirers into 3 ????

I want to replace a light globe with a flouro lite but theres 4 wirers on the old and only 3 required for the new.
The white wire has me stumped to where it should go on the new flouro.

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Old 06-16-13, 10:18 AM
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Welcome to the forums from down under

I'm guessing your new light runs on 240 volts. Here in the states, where most of us are from, we do things a little differently.

It looks like you have an always live and a switched feed there.

This is an assumption on my part and should be confirmed with a meter.
Red = switched 240v
Black = always live 240v
White = neutral
Green = ground.

Therefore you would most likely cap off the black and use the red, white and ground.

This MUST be confirmed with a meter for accuracy.

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