New light has standard white, black and green wire. In the ceiling there are (2) red wires only. How do I wire it properly?

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  • Can you post a photo of the inside of the ceiling box? Aug 19 '17 at 20:37
  • We'll need a photo looking up into the ceiling box's innards... Aug 19 '17 at 20:56
  • Can you pull the driver module out of the box and get us some closeups of that? (Leave your existing photo in there, please) Aug 19 '17 at 21:18
  • I pulled out the box out with the white sticker on it and it revealed the white, back and ground. All set thanks!!! I never saw a light like this one! Aug 19 '17 at 21:28
  • post that as an answer and I'll upvote it :) Aug 19 '17 at 21:32

I pulled out the box out with the white sticker on it by gently pulling both red wires and it revealed the white, black and ground I was looking for.

  • The box could be a driver, ballast, or transformer -- was the old light a LED or something else that does not use an Edison screw base? Aug 19 '17 at 23:14
  • Yes, fixture took a 50watt Type T4 (12V-BI-PIN) bulb. Actually replaced (2) over kitchen island. They got very hot. Replaced them with Edison screw base LED bulbs....should save some money on the ol' elec. bill. Aug 21 '17 at 12:42

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