Help with light fixture wiring


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Old 04-17-21, 09:59 AM
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Help with light fixture wiring

Ok, I知 usually pretty good with putting up lights, but I知 a bit stumped in this case and forgot to take pictures of how the previous light fixture was setup.

Here is a picture of the box and the fixture wires. The box has two white and two black, but if you look you can see they are coming from different parts of the box which is throwing me off.

the fixture itself has two same colour wires. One with an L which I知 assuming is line or load.

The last piece of info is that there are also pot lights in the same room that also turn on with the fixture that I am wiring.

Do I need to connect the two white and the two black to the fixture?




 
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Old 04-17-21, 10:06 AM
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The incoming cable from the left needs a connector or bushing to hold the wire in the box.
You need to check each white/black pair. One pair will show 120v at all times. That is the feed in cable. The other cable is the switch loop. Connect both ground wires together.

The L wire on the light is line and goes to switch return black.
 
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Old 04-17-21, 10:10 AM
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Since there are other fixtures that also turn on at the same time this is not a switch loop.
Connect all the blacks.
Connect all the whites.
Connect all the grounds(bare and green).
 
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Old 04-17-21, 11:58 AM
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Connecting them all worked. Thanks.
 
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Old 04-17-21, 01:22 PM
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Good job. Thanks for letting us know how you made out,.
 
 

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