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3 Way Switch Wiring Diagrams


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire a Three-way switch where the power comes into the box, but the wires are tide to the lite and switch, then goes to other switch…

3 Way Switch Diagrams and Connections

Electrical Question: I have a three-way switch where the power comes into the box, but the wires are tide to the lite and switch, then goes to other switch.

This electrical question came from: Ed, a Handyman from Hollis, New Hampshire.
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Additional Comments: Good website

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Ed.

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