2 gang light switch

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Old 11-03-13, 08:40 AM
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2 gang light switch

I have just removed a 2 gang dimmer switch to be replaced by a standard 2 gang switch and having trouble getting the 2 lights to work independently, the switch is the only one in the room to operate the 2 lights so just 1 way on each light, the wiring is 2 reds and 1 yellow there was a link wire on the dimmer but forgot the combination , any help please,
 
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Old 11-03-13, 08:47 AM
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Welcome to the forums from the UK.

It would make sense that the yellow wire would be the one connected to both switches.
Do you have a meter where you can check voltage ?
Only one wire would have power always on it when checked to neutral or ground.
 
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yea will check voltage tomorrow, i tryed linking the yellow to the common teminals and 1 red to l1 and the other to the other l1 terminal but switching 1 swich on turns both lights on
 
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any other suggestions be welcome
 
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Do you have any type of meter or voltage tester ?
You need to find the hot wire of the three wires that are present.
 
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