Light wonít turn off after changing light fixture.


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Old 08-12-21, 04:54 PM
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Light wonít turn off after changing light fixture.

I just changed the fixture about the bathroom mirror. I have 2 blacks, 2 whites, a yellow, a blue and 1 green. I did everything perfect but now my light stays on even when I switch it off. I have rearranged the yellow and blue multiple times and canít figure what the problem is. I did nothing with the switch.
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Old 08-12-21, 06:39 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

We don't know if you are including the light wires in that list.
There are typically always live and switched wires in a box so you've reconnected incorrectly.

Not including your light fixture wires.... what wires were found in the box ?
 
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Old 08-13-21, 05:31 AM
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I didnít mess with the switch at all. The actual fixture with 1 black, 1 white, 1 copper. The wall has 1 green, 2 black, 2 white, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 blue. I have no fan actual fan but do have that bathroom sound fan.
 

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Old 08-13-21, 06:39 AM
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You rewired it wrong.
You've taken the switch loop out of the circuit.
https://images.search.yahoo.com/sear...g&action=click
 
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Iíve tried every combination possible. Do you know where the yellow or blue should go?
 
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Old 08-13-21, 08:13 AM
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CORRECTION: I have 2 blacks, 2 whites, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 Blue coming out of wall.

and then 1 green, 1 black, 1 white, out of fixture
 
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What was originally installed at the box and to which wires was that older device or light connected?
 
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Old 08-13-21, 08:55 AM
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Just a light fixture as well.
but I canít remember what the yellow and blue were connected to but the blacks were with blacks and the whites were with whites
 
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Old 08-13-21, 08:56 AM
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I currently have all the blacks with yellow.
and the blue not touching anything. The light comes on. But I canít turn it off.
 
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Old 08-13-21, 11:25 AM
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Are you saying there is no switch in the wall box? But -
2 blacks, 2 whites, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 Blue in the box?

OK - I think maybe I had the wrong picture. Maybe it's like joe said and you eliminated the switch loop.
 
 

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