3-way switch with pwr from junction box

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Old 09-08-07, 05:52 AM
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3-way switch with pwr from junction box

How do I wire the 3-way switch with the power source in the junction box? There is only 1 wire (14/3) going to the switch. THere's a red, black, and white, and ground wire. On the 3-way dimmer is 2 red, and a black, and a green. Do i connect black to black, red to red and the other red to white wire?
 
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Old 09-08-07, 06:45 AM
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hi
on your dimmer switch is there one wire with a tag call common????????
on the other 3 way switch check witch wire is connected to the common screw, connect the same to the way switch
 
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WE need a better description of what you have. Look here see if you can find your setup.

http://www.selfhelpandmore.com/switchoutlet/3way/index.htm
 
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IF this 3-wire cable connects the box with the 2-wire "Feed-In" cable (the box where the dimmer connects) to the box where the other 3WS is located, then consider the White wire to be a "Red" wire, so the 2 Red leads on the dimmer connect as you asked.
 
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