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Changing only chandelier fitting

Discussion in 'Your Projects' started by bronagh smyth, 17 Apr 2020.

  1. bronagh smyth

    bronagh smyth

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    Hi, I am looking to change this old light fitting. But when i unscrewed the fitting, there was only this brown wire you see, going up into the ceiling hole. and when I pull, there is tension, so I feel I should not pull any further. But this is the lighting cable, and I can't locate the part where this wires into to change the light. Any help?
     
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    I expect someone has raised the floor above and fitted a junction box under the floor.
    Can you raise a board above?
    Or else they have bodged it with a bit of terminal strip and pushed it up into the void!
     
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    So it’s an attic above, that isn’t really accessible.
     
  5. Charlie George

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    Could your Grandad not squeeze in there to undo it.
     
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    If the brown cable is in good nick what's stopping you cutting the brown cable and using a wago box to connect to the new light?
     
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