remove 1 light from a 3way switch

Old 05-26-13, 09:00 AM
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remove 1 light from a 3way switch

I have a bedroom light and a closet light together on a 3way switch. Is it possible to remove the just the closet light from the 3 way swith to its own single switch.
Old 05-26-13, 09:27 AM
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Doubtful, but it would depend on how it is wired now. What wires are in each light box, and the two three way switch boxes? No need to mention the ground wires.
Old 05-26-13, 10:11 AM
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An easier thing to do would be to leave the closet light on the 3 way circuit and install a single pole switch in the closet for just that light. When you turned the room light on.....the closet wouldn't come on unless the single pole switch was on. A downfall would be that the room light would have to be on for the closet light to work.

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