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Old 05-18-2011, 03:00 PM  
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I mean there is live voltage (probably via the black wire) at all times in your light junction box connected to the fixture which must be interrupted by flipping off the breaker. Turn the light on and have somebody flip breakers off, then on, one by one until you see the light turn off. Only then should you proceed with changing out the fixture.


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Old 05-18-2011, 04:12 PM  
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yeah thats what I thought you meant

This is what I will need correct, this is like what I have on now.

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Old 05-18-2011, 06:06 PM  
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yeah thats what I thought you meant

This is what I will need correct, this is like what I have on now.

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The very definition of simple. As long as it's in a convenient location close to the door, go ahead and replace it with the same thing. Super cheap. Super easy. The box should contain directions on how to wire in the new one. All you should need are some needle-nosed pliers and a screwdriver. (you can't go wrong with a flat-tip although I believe the newer ones have phillips-head as an option). You might want some wire strippers in case you want fresh wire. Good luck.
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cheers sailor I appreciate the help very much, now if I can find some time to get at it
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Older light fixture were brass and new light bulbs aluminium causing corrosion.


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