Replacing light switch wiring question?

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Old 07-31-14, 08:35 PM
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Replacing light switch wiring question?

The light that this switch operates is also operated by another switch at the other end of the room.

After removing old switch (pic 1) & (pic 2) colored wires marked & installing new switch (pic 3) & (pic 4) colored wires marked, the light will turn on & off using the new switch but it will not turn off using the second switch. Also if the light is off the second switch will turn the light on. Any suggestions on what I did wrong would be appreciated.

I thought I add 4 pictures but they are not showing?
 
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Old 07-31-14, 08:41 PM
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I checked.... your pics are not uploaded. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html

If you replaced a three way switch..... look at the old switch and look at the new switch. There is a dark colored screw on each switch. The wire that was on the dark colored screw on the old switch must go to the dark colored screw on the new switch.
 
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Old 07-31-14, 09:13 PM
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When you upload your pictures switch to basic uploader. There is a problem with the advanced uploader.
 
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Old 08-01-14, 06:21 AM
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Here are the pictures for my previous question (see #1), thanks
 

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Old 08-02-14, 12:12 PM
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I see your bottom picture. I see three "push in" holes but I don't see three screws.
 
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Old 08-02-14, 12:19 PM
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The screws on the new switch are the same as the push in holes ie: 2 connections. A 3 way switch has 3 connections.
 
 

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