Adding New Lights to 3-Way Switches
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
Wiring Three Way Switches – When adding additional lighting to an existing three way switch configuration, the only place the additional lights may be wired to are at the existing light fixture or to the switch box where the existing light fixture is wired to.
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How to Add Lights to a Three Way Switch
I recently purchased your three-way booklet which was very helpful for a three-way I had in a stairway but for some reason I am not understanding whats up on multi-fixture three-ways
This electrical question came from: Jeff, a Electrician from Riverside , California.
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Thanks for your electrical question Jeff.
Wiring Three Way Switches
Jeff, when adding additional lighting to an existing three way switch configuration, the only place the additional lights may be wired to are at the existing light fixture or to the switch box where the existing light fixture is wired to.
Additional lights cannot be wired to the last 3-way switch because there will not be a connection for the neutral wire.
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