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Replacing and Wiring Three Way Switches

How to wire three way switches with wiring connections and wiring diagrams.

Connections for Three Way Switches
Electrical Question: One of two three way switches which control several fixtures in my shop went out.

This electrical question came from: James, from Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Dave The Electrician’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question James

How to Wire Three Way Light Switches

3 Way Switch Diagram
3 Way Switch Diagram

3 Way Switch Diagram

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