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I have power in both the light switch and in the light

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Hi, I have power in both the light switch and in the light fixture but the light switch does not turn the light fixture off
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 2 years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it used to be an old light fixture, double wires
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

Hi can be one of two things one it is wired wrong at the switch and two you have a faulty switch

for the first can you shut off the breaker the switch box and pull out the switch but leave on the wires and take a few photos so we can get it situated for you

and two are you using the same switch?...........did it work before? you have another?



Expert:  Eddie replied 2 months ago.

one or two photos of the wires in the box too please

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