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Replacing and Wiring Three Way Switches

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

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. I bought two so I could replace both. Replaced one, circuit OK. Replaced second, circuit not work from that switch. Hooked up both as old switches were. So, one works, one does not. HELP!

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

In response to the requests for this information, I have developed a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.

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