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Wiring Diagrams and Schematics for 3 Way Switches


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch

How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch

Electrical Question: I’m looking for a schematic wiring diagram on how to do a 3 way switch with a – switch, light, light, switch with power coming into the first switch.

Thank you in advance.

This electrical question came from: Ken, a Handyman from Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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Additional Comments: If you are able to help me out with this question, I would say you’re the best out there so far as I have searched and searched and couldn’t find anyone to help me.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Ken.

Wiring 3-Way Switches

3 Way Switch Diagram

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3 Way Switch Diagram

You identified your project to be about 3 Way Switch Diagram,
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3 Way Switch Diagram
3 Way Switch Diagram
3 Way Switch Diagram
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