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Switched Plug Wiring Diagram


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I am replacing a split plug for floor lamp. Could you please provide a wiring diagram for a split plug. My husband wired it originally and is trying to replace the plug but he cannot seem to get the wires hooked back up for the plug to work.

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Question about Wiring a Switched Plug:
I am replacing a split plug for floor lamp. Could you please provide a diagram for a split plug.
My husband wired it originally and is trying to replace the plug he but cannot seem to get the wires hooked back up for the plug to work.

The plug is connected to 2 separate switches to turn the floor lamp on I think the top is hot all the time and the bottom is for switches. Your help would greatly be appreciated.
Thanks Beverly H.

Hi Beverly - Great Electrical Repair Question!
Here is the diagram for wiring Split Combo or Half Hot Plugs:
Switched Plug Wiring Diagram


You will also find the diagrams for 3-Way Switch wiring:
3-Way Switch Wiring Diagrams

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