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could be power goes to light first

Posted by BobF on October 28th, 2002 11:00 AM
In reply to Light switch doesn't operate light any more by Nancy Trainer on October 27th, 2002 05:02 PM [Go to top of thread]

When you replaced the stem, you didn't touch the switch at all, correct?

Another possibility (and most likely) is that the power goes to the light first, then onto the switch. When you hooked up the wires at the light, you bypassed the wires going to the switch.

Black and Decker puts out an excellent book on electricity. I suggest you purchase it and study the wiring diagrams.

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