Minka Lavery 8718-91 Instructions / Assembly

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Model # 8717 / 8718
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W ARNING! SHUT POWER OFF AT FUSE OR CIRCUIT BREAKER.
1. Shut off power at the circuit breaker and remove old
fixture including mounting hardware.
2. Carefully unpack your new fixture and lay out all the
parts in a clear area. Take care not to misplace any
small parts necessary for installation.
3. For 8718: Move the cage (J) by unscrewing the cap
nut (I), then open the package softly and care fully
insert the glass panels into the cage downwards.
(Fig.1)
4. Pull black and white wires out of electrical outlet box
(A).
5. Thread the two studs (B) into the pre- drilled holes in
the circular strap (C) spaced the same distance
apart as the holes in the back plate (H), then tighten
with the nut (E).
6. Attach Circular Strap (C) using Outlet
Box Screws
(F) to the outlet box (A), (Fig 1).
7. Connect the electrical wires as shown in Fig.2.
Making sure that all wir e connectors are secured. If
your outlet box has a ground wire (green or bare
copper), connect the fixture ’s Ground wire to it.
Otherwise, connect the fixture’s Ground wire directly
to the circular strap using the Green Screw (D)
provided.
8. To prevent mois ture from entering the outlet box (A)
and causing a short, use clear silicone Sealant to
outline the outside of fixture back plate (H) where it
meets the wall leaving a space at bottom to allow
moisture a means to escape.
9. Place the back plate (H) into stud (B) and secure it
tightly against the wall using cap nut (G). (Fig 1)
10. At this point, install the light bulbs in accordance
with the fixture specification – DO NOT EXCEED
THE MAXIMUM WATTAGE RATING!
11. Replace the cage (J) with the glass, secure with the
cap nut (I). Screw the finial (K) as Fig.1 shown.
Fig. 1
BA
C
D
F
GLASS PANEL
Fig.2
FIXTURE
WIRES
GREEN OR
BARE
COPPER
(GROUND)
FIXTURE
WIRES
WHITE
FIXTURE
WIRES
BLACK
HOUSE
WIRES
BLACK
(HOT)
HOUSE
WIRES
WHITE
(NEUTRAL)
HOUSE
WIRES
GREEN OR
BARE COPPER(GROUND)
“CAUTION-RISK OF FIRE CONSULT A
QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN TO ENSURE
CORRECT BRANCH CIRCUIT CONDUCTOR”
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Your installation is now complete. Return power to the
outlet box and test the fixture.
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