Wiring a light!
Ask questions and find answers to many subjects relating to electrics and electrical work

2 posts   •   Page 1 of 1
Trix
Labourer
Labourer
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:53 pm

Wiring a light!

Post by Trix » Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:59 pm

I have just re-wired a light and have done it wrong! When i turned the fuse back on, one of the upstairs lights works (first one) but any other light after this does not work.

I connected the wires in the light with one of these

http://www.chsinteractive.co.uk/view_im ... t_id=43607

Now i think i know what i did wrong, but am just checking. Since the fuse did not trip i am guessing the wires are in an ok place, and not mixed up. But.

These little terminal blocks i brought are seperate, so i have 2 live wires pushed into one hole and tightened with the screw. Do i need to have the other wires that go to the switch and the next light, in the other side of this?


HOpe that makes sense!

stoneyboy
Project Manager
Project Manager
Posts: 6440
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:44 pm

Post by stoneyboy » Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:25 pm

Trix,
You really should have noted which wires went together.
Please get someone in who can help you, your description is not detailed enough for any forum member to safely give you advice.
end

2 posts   •   Page 1 of 1
It is currently Sun May 12, 2024 12:26 pm