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Hi Mike, I an replacing a light fixture in the kitchen. In

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Hi Mike,

I an replacing a light fixture in the kitchen.

In the box there are 2 white, 2 blk, 1 red, and the ground.

The fixture has two sockets with a white and black for each.

If I recall correctly, in the previous one socket light the 2 white from outlet were connected to the one white from fixture, the 2 blk in box were tied into one nut connector and the red went to black from fixture.

I have done some reading but nothing conclusive on how to handle this set-up.

I put the whites from the light fixture to the whites in box and the same for black (per install instructions, and capped the red) ... this just turned the light on but no control from the switch ...

Please advise on the correct wiring arrangement ... many thanks.
Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be glad to assist you. Simple correction. Connect the red to the fixture black wire. The blacks in the box are connected to each other only and the whites are as you have them.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks it worked.