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iv brought a second hand light

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by ianzachary, 17 May 2017.

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    Hi iv picked up a second hand light the only thing is there is 3 clear wires on closer inspection one has a blue strip in anther has a greeny yellow strip and the last has nothing that I can see can someone help???
     
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    Not really.

    Logically the colours may seem obvious but there is no telling what someone else may have done.

    You will have to determine which wire goes where.
    Either by testing or just looking.
     
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    A picture would not go amiss!
     
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    Thank you
     
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    As asked here is a photo the wire on the left has a greeny yellow strand and on the right has the blue strand and the centre has nothing??
     

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    You need a continuity tester to be certain. Do you have one?
     
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    No don't have a continuity tester were would I get one from or could I get it tested some were? Thanks
     
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    Plan B:

    Rewire it, then you'll know it's OK.
     
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    Thanks all
     
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    is there any voltage or wattage written any where on the fitting or bulb ??
     
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