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Old 05-23-02, 02:19 PM
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I have 2 single pole switches that control 2 different lights in my bathroom. The source of power into the switch box is from 14/2 wire with ground. I also have 14/3 wire with ground coming out of the box and going to a 3 way switch.The problem I have is when I shut the switch that controls the light over the sink , I still have power in the line when tested . What I would like to know is how to hook up this system the right way. I took all the wires apart and can't seem to figure it out. Thank you Joe 4h
 
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Old 05-23-02, 07:11 PM
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IF you have power in the first switch and switch leg to the light fixture coming from the second switch of that certain three way switch system take a look at the fllowing link [3 way switch].

http://homewiring.tripod.com/switcho.../3waysame.html

If you have power and switch leg in the first switch and a three wire cable going to the second swich with no other cables involved with that second switch in its box then take a look at the following link [3 way switch]

http://homewiring.tripod.com/switcho.../3wayboth.html

Hope this helps

Wg
 
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