How to install ceiling light fixture with 7 wires

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Old 12-28-13, 01:03 PM
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How to install ceiling light fixture with 7 wires

hi,

I bought a ceiling light fixture (with 3 light bulbs) which has the following wires:

3 brown wires
3 blue wires
one green/yellow wire

However, 3 wires come from my ceiling: blue, brown and yellow/green.
I did the following:

Connected yellow/green to yellow/green.
Connected 3 browns to the brown in ceiling.
Connected 3 blues to the blue in ceiling.

Unfortunately, when I turn on the switch only two light bulbs are turned on. Why the third bulb is not working?

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Old 12-28-13, 04:25 PM
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First rule out the bulb. Take a known working one and try it in the non-working socket.
If that doesn't work, check your connections. One of your brown or blue wires may have slipped during the install.
If two bulbs work then you know you have power to the fixture, so your problem is likely within the fixture.
 
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