Ceiling light issue

Dan23May 5, 2012

Have a closet light that turned on and off at wall. Replaced the light with one that has a switch on the light but still wanted to control at wall. However, wall switch does not do anything -- even after replacing the switch. Light can only be controlled by switch on the light. Is there a way to make the wall switch work? Any help appreciated.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You probably had power directly to the light and a loop to the switch. If that is the case, your've not connected the new light in the same way the old one was.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2012 at 4:07PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Insulation in electrical box
While in my attic the other day I saw an open electrical...
electrical outlet distance to radiator
how far from a radiator should a wall electrical outlet...
Light boxes on/in 6X8 timber floor joists for log home
Just trying to figure how to wire a couple light fixtures/chandelier...
Need help Replacing old dimmer that used only 2 wires in a three way
I need advice as to which wire to connect to which...
How to get garage freezer to work in cold weather
I have a 7-year-old GE refrigerator/freezer in my unheated,...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™