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Can someone help me understand why my chandelier has a positive, negative and ground wire, then something I've never seen: 2 sets of blue and white wires and 2 jack holes inside connection pad? I'm assuming they go inside the jacks for over heating but I'm not an electrician.

Thanks in advance, Francesco

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  • if it's a 2-bulb chandelier (or a 2 cluster) then there is a set of wires to each bulb (cluster) – ratchet freak Jul 31 '18 at 12:00
  • We need another view of the fixture. As posted it’s not possible to know if there’s one bulb or twenty. – Tyson Jul 31 '18 at 12:20
  • Hello, and welcome to Stack Exchange. Where did this fixture come from? Did it come with instructions? – Daniel Griscom Aug 1 '18 at 18:35
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The black, white and green/bare are for you to connect.

The blue/white are internal to the appliance to route the current to the various place it is needed (each bulb). It's got nothing to do with over-heating.

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That Eurofase F-20KAS2-05 fixture uses low-voltage halogen light bulbs.
This means that somewhere hidden in that big cover is a power supply - that's where the blue wires go.
The blue wires are connected to the white wires (which run down the shaft to the light bulbs) with those white crimped-on caps. These are not intended to be fiddled with by the user/installer - they're permanent & non-removable.
The only wires you need to concern yourself with are the black/white/ground wires which supply power to the hidden low-voltage power supply - black to hot, white to neutral, ground to ground.

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