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Today, 11:26 AM
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I see the white and black were wrong in the...

I see the white and black were wrong in the picture. Was it the same on the other end?
Glad you got it working.
Yesterday, 03:13 PM
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Posted By joed

Put the black on the COMMON/black screw.

Put the black on the COMMON/black screw.
Yesterday, 08:45 AM
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Are the black, white and red attached to the...

Are the black, white and red attached to the switch all coming from the same cable? I see more connections in the back of the box but can't make out how they are connected. If one of the wires is...
08-06-20, 03:32 PM
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Terminal location means nothing. The only...

Terminal location means nothing. The only important terminal is the COMMON terminal which is most time black in colour.
This might be fixable. Without disconnecting any wires, pull the switches out...
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At the receptacle connect the new light white to...

At the receptacle connect the new light white to the other whites in the box. You might need a pigtail to connect to the receptacle.
Get a new receptacle. The one that is there now has the tab cut...
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Posted By joed

Nothing unusual about the wiring. For proper...

Nothing unusual about the wiring. For proper directions we need to know where you intend to run the cable from the lights. You can run to either the switch box or the half switched receptacle. It...
08-04-20, 07:35 AM
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Posted By joed

If it has a 20 amp breaker you are OK. No...

If it has a 20 amp breaker you are OK.

No they are not all like that.
What is the make/model of you generator?

EDIT
You are not under code OK unless you install a 20 amp inlet. Someone could...
08-04-20, 04:44 AM
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Posted By joed

Depends on your generator. I would say if it has...

Depends on your generator. I would say if it has a 30 amp receptacle then it is 30 amp protected.
08-02-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By joed

In Quebec Canada you can't do anything. You are...

In Quebec Canada you can't do anything. You are required to hire an electrician.
08-01-20, 03:59 PM
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Posted By joed

What you have there is a split wired receptacle....

What you have there is a split wired receptacle. If you look close you will see the tab is missing that connects the top and bottom. The top receptacle is controlled by one breaker. The is controlled...
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Posted By joed

What do you want the single pole switch to...

What do you want the single pole switch to operate? I would expect the light on the fan.
It looks to me like that switch has black as power in and red and yellow as fan and light control(don't know...
08-01-20, 12:13 PM
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Posted By joed

180 to what? 60 to what? It is not normal....

180 to what? 60 to what? It is not normal. Readings like that they can not be on the same breaker or you have a defective meter.

Where are all these 8 wires currently connected? There is not...
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Posted By joed

That is a fan speed and light dimmer switch(two...

That is a fan speed and light dimmer switch(two switches) combined into one unit. If you want the same controllability then you need a similar unit.
07-29-20, 02:20 PM
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Posted By joed

You don't have to ground it to the line from the...

You don't have to ground it to the line from the panel to the water line. You can ground it to any point on the electrical system ground.
07-28-20, 10:19 AM
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Posted By joed

Yes you can do that. No soldering required.

Yes you can do that. No soldering required.
07-28-20, 04:24 AM
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Posted By joed

I would not notch the studs. Drill holes.

I would not notch the studs. Drill holes.
07-27-20, 03:04 PM
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Posted By joed

What is below? If it is an open ceiling basement,...

What is below? If it is an open ceiling basement, you could go down, across and back up.
07-25-20, 09:02 PM
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Posted By joed

Did he run a separate 20 amp circuit for the...

Did he run a separate 20 amp circuit for the bathroom only. That is a code requirement.
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Posted By joed

Does anything at all on the breaker work? If...

Does anything at all on the breaker work? If nothing I would start at the panel.
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Posted By joed

I see some wire nuts in the box. Tell us what...

I see some wire nuts in the box. Tell us what wires are connected together.
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Posted By joed

It's not a GFCI if the light went dim first. You...

It's not a GFCI if the light went dim first. You have a loose connection somewhere. It could be in a working device on the circuit.
Have you identified everything on the circuit with the lights?
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Posted By joed

From your description your did it correct. It...

From your description your did it correct. It could be a coincidence and you have an unrelated issue.
Did you do anything else on the circuit?
Remove the fixture. Put a nut on the white wire. Put a...
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Posted By joed

Tell everything you did in second fixture to...

Tell everything you did in second fixture to connect it.
Did you connect the new fixture to the same two wires as the old fixture without changing anything else in the box? There is a chance the new...
07-24-20, 11:29 AM
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Views: 150
Posted By joed

No they won't. If you want the light to have GFCI...

No they won't. If you want the light to have GFCI protection and go off if the GFCI trips then you need to connect them to the LOAD terminals.
07-24-20, 11:26 AM
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Posted By joed

Looks like a double pole switch for 240 volts. ...

Looks like a double pole switch for 240 volts.
The terminals might be marked as L1 and L2. those would be the line connections from the panel.
The spa connections might be marked T1 and T2.
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