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Wiring can vary... for example on some lights the Hot and Neutral wires connect to sockets before connecting to ballast.

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Illustration shows 2-bulb fixture with 4 sockets.
Each socket has 2 wires.
On the near end of light, all 4 socket wires are connected to the Red ballast wire.
On the far end, both wires on one socket connect to a blue wire, and both wires on other socket connect to the second blue wire.


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By-pass the ballast
The ballast is no longer needed

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Never stand on wet surface when working on electric.
Never stand on bare soil, put down dry boards.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from power.
Use non-contact voltage tester before touching wires.
Never touch or lean into any made of metal.
Remove metal objects from pockets.
Do not use oxygen or fuel accelerants in same room as electrical repairs

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