Can't figure out this mess...

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Old 12-27-13, 11:32 AM
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Can't figure out this mess...

Afternoon.

Canadian resident living in Ontario. Purchased a condo built in 1996 earlier this year. I am attempting to replace a light fixture, and frankly can't figure it out. I've done a fair bit of reading, but nothing seems to address how I should address this mess. So I thought I'd look here for answers.

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Image 2 is of the box and the fixture. I've tried to touch it up a bit.

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And image 3 is the new fixture.

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Old 12-27-13, 11:46 AM
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You've only shown us half the circuit. The other half is at the switch and likely will determine how to connect.
 
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Old 12-27-13, 11:59 AM
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Remove the two white wires from the old lamp and twist them together. That's where you new white wire will connect.

The black wire of the fixture will go to the red wire in the box.
The two fixture green wires connect to the bare wire in the box.

The two black wires connected inside the box will remain untouched.
 
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Had a feeling.

So here are two images. The middle switch is the one connected to the light.

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And then there was light

All fixed. Thanks for your help
 
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