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Posted By ksm_1973

OK, as of right now your first paragraph is...

OK, as of right now your first paragraph is exactly how the light fixture is connected.



These wires were capped and after I noticed they didn't work I put them back together and recapped them...
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I guess I'm confusing everyone with my limited...

I guess I'm confusing everyone with my limited terminology. I say wall box because it's the light over the medicine cabinet in the bathroom. There are only two wires in the switch - one black and...
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Posted By ksm_1973

One wire nut total, where they nutted the wires...

One wire nut total, where they nutted the wires together?, or a wire nut on each wire separately?

And what about the EXTRA wires in the ceiling BOX?: Were these also wire nutted -separately, or...
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Response to racraft

By using a tester or an analog meter, find out which pair of black and white wires in the ceiling is switched. Connect those two wires to the fixture wires.
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How can they be...
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Response to ecman51

Out of the 5 wires in the wall box, you originally found a black and white wire that were not connected to any switch terminal -correct? They were just in the box, not even with wire nuts on them?
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Response to Joed

The switch works because I tested it by switching it with the one in the hallway. It turns the light in the hallway on and off. I also know for sure that I reconnected the wires exactly like it was...
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Follow ups to some of the post

I decided to use the two extra wires in the wall box because the new light fixture had two set of wires whereas the old light fixture only had one set. I didn't think that would be a problem. The...
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Not able to turn light off after replacing light fixture

Just replaced the light fixture in the bathroom. After putting the fuse back in the fusebox, the light turns on but the light switch has no effect on turning the light off or on. The light switch...
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