Replacing a Light Switch
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
Understanding Light Switch Wiring: I have 2 lights in my living room that are hooked to one dimmer switch. The lights stopped turning on.
Understanding Light Switch Wiring
This electrical question came from: Barbara, a Homeowner from Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Thanks for your electrical question Barbara.
How to Connect Light Switch Wiring
- When the new replacement switch was installed you may have lost track of the wiring assignments.
- The wiring was most likely not connected color to color.
- The exact wiring and switching assignment will need to be identified by using a voltage tester.
- Please follow the links below for full color wiring diagrams for switches.
- Tracing and identifying is best done by an experienced electrician.
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