You Replaced A Light Switch – Now Things Do Not Work Right
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
How the Repair what my Husband Just Fixed….now when I turn off the bathroom light it turns off all power to the adjoining bedroom….
Electrical Question from Tim about Light Switch Wiring
Background: Tim, a Homeowner from Coon Rapids, MN
Thanks for your electrical question Tim.
This is also known top the Wife as:
How the Repair what my Husband Just Fixed
You obviously changed the wiring configuration when you replaced the switch. The wiring in the switch box will need to be identified: Power In, Power Out, Switch Legs to the Light and Fan and wired appropriately. It appears that you have wired the power out that feeds the bedroom and laundry through the bathroom light switch.
It’s always interesting to see what you guys are doing out there. It’s nice being a weekend DIY Warrior – Just don’t burn your house down or tick off Mom my turning off her lights!
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