Replacing 3-way switches

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How do I replace a 3-way switch?

Replacing 3-way switches

When replacing a 3-way switch, move the wires from the old switch to the new switch one at a time. This makes it easier to get them in the right place. Unlike a single pole switch, if any of the wires on a 3-way are reversed, the switches won't work correctly.

   

Comments

1/17/2007 4:38:16 PM
Karen said:

If the switches already work, but were theoretically wired "wrong", this method works great. The new switches will work!




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