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  1. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    2 wall lights need replacing.... Switch wired correctly, One wired up correctly but no power to the second/end wall light. Earth core is live in the first of the wall light!!! Customer does not want cables ripped out because of new carpet...
    What goes where????

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  2. Rpa07
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    Rpa07 3000 posts - only 50554 behind Telectrix! Electrician's Arms

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    Has that third single block in the first picture got a neutral and an Earth in it?
    Theres an extra core - can’t make it out in the photo!
     
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  3. Leesparkykent
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    Leesparkykent You Rock Gmes Staff Member Trusted Advisor

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    Probably best to get a electrician to take a look.
     
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  4. Murdoch
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    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

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    Have you got any proper test kit?
     
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  5. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    No that is a single earth cable. I just but a sleeve on it as a 'note to self' moment
     
  6. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    Not to hand for about a fortnight! Was meant to be a quick look and replacement.... Not going to leave a live earth tho
     
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    Was the other light working before you started working on it .
     
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    I can just about to see on that pic a cpc in with the neutral tails
     
  9. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    Yes..... But I can't remember which wire went where because they were all burnt until I stripped them back
     
  10. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    No CPC in the neutrals.
     
  11. buzzlightyear
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    Now i am now lol ,steep away get some one that knows what they are doing.
     
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  12. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    Also when I wired it as it should be.... The end light only had 120v running to it. Never lit the bulb tho
     
  13. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    It's an absolute nightmare trying to work out some tits work!!
     
  14. buzzlightyear
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    I will not answer that for you .
     
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  15. DC property
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    DC property EF Member

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    You don't need to...
     
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