Help replacing switch


Old 06-04-17, 07:10 AM
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Help replacing switch

I have a switch which broke which I am looking to replace.
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Can someone help on how to swap out the switch?

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Old 06-04-17, 08:21 AM
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Cut power to switch ( turn off breaker) . Move wires to same screw on new switch. Looks like a simple switch loop for both switches. Should be easy fix.
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The multiple wires under the equipment ground screw (green-colored hexagon screw) is a no-no. These need to be gathered together with a short piece of green insulated wire and secured in a wire nut. The free end of the new green wire then terminates on the switch screw.
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Your old switch had one side of both switches tied with a built in jumper. Can't tell if your new switch does and it may or may not matter. If you do as the others said and one side doesn't work, post back for further instructions.

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