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I am replacing a ceiling fan with a light fixture. it is

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I am replacing a ceiling fan with a light fixture. it is wired to a two three way switches the new fixture has a black and white wire the j-box has white, black and a black with grey stripe what is the black with grey stripe?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: a few days
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I just would like to know what to wire to what I know all about green and grounding And of course white to white but the black fixture wire goes to just the black house wire? then what do I do with the black/grey? do I join the black/grey with black house wires connect to the fixture black?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be assisting you. Please stand by while I review your question.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
OK, thanks
Expert:  Mike G. replied 9 months ago.

The black/grey is the switched leg to the light on the fan. To install a light fixture only, connect black house wire to black fixture wire. Cap the house wire that was connected to the black/grey.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Awesome, thanks.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 9 months ago.

You're welcome.