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4 Way Switch Wiring for Light Fixtures

Could you give me a four-way switch wiring diagram or schematic of a properly wired light set up for the following? Easy to Understand 4 Way Switch Wiring Diagrams to Get Your Four Way Switches Working.


4 Way Switch Wiring

Electrical Question: Could you give me a four-way switch wiring diagram or schematic of a properly wired light set up for the following?

Thank you in advance for helping me!

This electrical question came from: Rudy, a Homeowner from Ames, Iowa.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Rudy.

Wiring 4 Way Switches

Application: Wiring a 4-Way Light Switch.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Power Tools for installing electrical wiring, and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with hand and power tools.
Precaution: Identify the lighting circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional 3-way or 4-way switch wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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