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Three way switch installation

Posted by Jim on December 17th, 1999 01:51 PM
In reply to Three Way Switch Installation by Mark on April 19th, 1998 05:14 PM [Go to top of thread]

Is your "HOT" wire coming from the light white? If power comes in at the light you reidentify the white (neutral) wire as your hot. You then bring power from the light to the switch using the white wire, the white goes on the switch on the common terminal (Black screw), you must reidentify the white wire with a peice of black tape at the switch and light. Then the red and black wires go to the other terminals, a common practice is red to right.

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