Hi,I'm trying to replace ceiling light fixture with a new one, actually 3. I installed the first one with no problem, but the last two are giving me problems.I connect the white to white and the black to black and ground to ground. When I turn the power on the lights come on and stay on without me turning on the switch.
Welcome. My name is XXXXX XXX would be glad to assist.
Are all 3 of the fixtures operated by the same Switch?
so the one that is giving the trouble, is it by itself on a switch?
we need to work on 1 at a time
the one you are installing right now, how many wires in the ceiling box? and what colors?
and how did you connect the light to the wires?
do this: remove the fixture black wires from the ceiling black wires, then connect the fixture black wires to the red wire. Leave the 2 ceiling blacks connected together and cap them with a wire nut
Leave everything else connected as it is
yes, leave the blacks connected together to each other in the ceiling and capped. Do not use those. Connect the fixture blacks to the red wire
still connect the fixture whites to all 3 ceiling whites
I will wait, no problem
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