I just purchased a new ceiling light that uses push connectors rather than bare wires. My electrical box has a single black wire, and 3 white wires that are tied together. The old fixture's white was twisted into the 3 white wire connection. How should I work my light's connection - should I cut off the push connector and follow the previous method, or would there be a better approach?

  • Does the new light use stranded wire or solid wire to the push connectors? Mar 1, 2017 at 4:05
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    What wiring arrangement produces one hot black wire and three neutral white wires in a box? Mar 1, 2017 at 10:24

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You'll need to pigtail the whites to the fixture's neutral connection with a short length of white wire that connects the bundle of whites to the connector.

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