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Identifying A Bad Light Switch

I HAVE BAD SWITCH. HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ONE IS BAD…


How to Know Which Switch is Bad
Question: I HAVE BAD SWITCH. HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ONE IS BAD?

This electrical question came from: JOHN, a Homeowner from FALLS CHURCH

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

The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:

Light Switch Wiring
Wiring Diagrams
3 Way Switch Diagram

John, you stated you were a Homeowner, so you may find the information found at this link to be helpful:
Do-It-Yourself Electrical
You identified your project to be about Troubleshooting, so you might find this information useful:
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring
Licensed Electrician Reveals the Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting Methods used to solve the majority of the home electrical problems and wiring failures encountered.

This link is helpful as a Homeowner
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