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Old 08-15-18, 03:25 PM
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Help getting this to work

Any advice to get this would be appreciated if you can figure out my mess. Trying to get one light controlld by a 2 way, the other two lights controlled by 3 ways. Dotted lies are white wire.
 
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Old 08-15-18, 06:20 PM
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Ok..... now stop and look what you have drawn, You have power going directly to the first light. So that means the first light will always be on. Then you don't have power leaving the first light. How will lights 2 and 3 work with no hot.

Is this a circuit you've already wired or is it something you will be doing ?
You need to label your lights 1, 2 and 3 and tells us which switches will control which lights.
 
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Old 08-15-18, 07:20 PM
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FYI - There is no 2 way switch. There are single pole, 3 way, and 4 way switches.

You are better off running the power to the switch box with the single pole and the first 3 way and then got to the lights.
 
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Old 08-16-18, 05:16 AM
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sorry but this is what is in the house i bought a couple months ago. Let me call them light 1, light 2 and Ext light. in the order above. I want the two three way sw to control lights 1 and 2, and the single pole (that is funny i called it a 2 way) to control the Ext light. Prob doing a rewire from scratch will be best.
 
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Old 08-16-18, 07:02 PM
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found my wiring book and copied the layout... got it fixed.
 
 

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