Fix Three-Way Light Switch Wiring


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Connect Wires for 3-Way Light Switches – Both of the switches should be 3-way switches with the appropriate wiring installed between them, such as a 3-wire cable.


3-Way Light Switch Wiring Correction

Two switches control the same light fixture. One is a triplex, outside the bathroom. The other is a single switch, inside the bathroom.

Background: Stephen, a Homeowner from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Stephen.
3-way-switch-incorrect-wiring
Thanks for the photo.

How to Connect Wires for 3-Way Light Switches

Yes Stephen, the wiring for this three way switch is definitely wrong.

Instructions

The Following will assist you with your 3-Way Light Switch Wiring

Bathroom Electrical Wiring

How to Wire 3-way Switches
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Easy to Understand 3 Way Switch Diagrams
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