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    spotlight wiring, stuck please help

    Please bare with me, so, I attach my mains wires via plastic junction box thingy to the blue and Brown, remembering to connect live to live etc, then I buy a new lamp holder for my spotlight and attach that, again via a plastic junction box to the two other wires????
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    spotlight wiring, stuck please help

    Hi I believe I have a faulty transformer so have purchased a new one but the wiring is different. I know I need a junction box to feed the live wires but it's the wires to the actual light that is confusing me. Also, how do take the burnt wires out of the attached spotlight holder?
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    check the link for my tester http://www.diy.com/nav/fix/electrical/circuit-protection-consumer-units/circuit-testers/digital_multimeter/B-and-Q-MS8233A-Digital-Multimeter-12758717?skuId=13269423
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    I take it I shouldnt open it then? :wink:
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    aha....cool 8) I will post back my findings tomorrow! Cheers guys, you've been very helpful.
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    Sorry for my ignorance, but I have a plastic consumer unit with mcb's for each circuit that looked like their clipped in. Not sure what you mean by busbar. Do I need to take off the plastic cover or something?
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    Thank you. I have the the test meter prongs that light up if there is power when you touch two wires. Is this what you mean? Also, how do I test the MCB, as I have looked at pulling the switch out (whilst power off) and it doesnt seem to come out? Cheers
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    Tripped Switch - upstairs lights not working

    Good morning I wonder if someone can help me. I switched the bedroom lights on the other day and the chandelier lights bulbs blew and tripped the switch to the upstairs lights. I reset the switch to on, and it stays on, but the lights do not work upstairs. From reading I can gather...
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