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03-23-12, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Linesman

Wink installing a 3 way switch to existing single switch

Hello BLD

Here is a quick Drawing that I made. That I think will work for you..
Also I wrote a few directions on how to wire your switches.
Follow Rays picture on how to connect the Ground Wires...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By Linesman

Cool Replaced two switches correctly?

Hello El-Steve-o

If the light worked before, and the NEW 3 way is not defectived
Here is what you can do:

If you replaced only 1 3 way switch, here are the wiring
...
Replies: 11
Views: 3,132
Posted By Linesman

Cool Problems wiring light Fixture!!!

Hello matrona4146

What you are doing now is getting power to the switch threw the black wire in wire nut #1.
Your light works now because you have it wired up -- white (#6) to white(neutral)...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Linesman

Cool Double light switches

Hello mwpayne

It may be as easy as just a broken / worn out switch.. But since you said it never worked right and you put in all new switches I would say the Common wire is on the wrong screw, in...
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By Linesman

Cool Three way light switch

Hello Ray 2047

Ray, yes that is the way I would wire up the switches.
In the top picture the Pigtail wire is the common Hot wire
and it looks like it is also wired to another cable - the lower...
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By Linesman

Cool Three way light switch

Hello Brent Turner

Did the switches / lights ever work right? Is this a NEW project??
Do you have a Multimeter, so you can test what wires are HOT???

If you do I will post some info on how...
11-23-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,084
Posted By Linesman

Cool Electrical Switch - Power Outage Question

Hello Fredrick00

Here is a fast drawing I made on HOW to wire up your project.. This is what Rick Johnston is talking about

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Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By Linesman

Cool multi light circuit questions

Hello temblor65

I am not sure if this is what your trying to do, but
here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your
project.. You might have to bring the "white wire" into the switch...
06-14-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Linesman

Cool Switch Problem on New Circuit

Hello misha karo

You might already have your lights and switch hooked up and working.
But if not here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your project..
...
05-28-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,516
Posted By Linesman

Cool Does a 3-way dimmer work in a multi-location setup?

Hello destruct05

Yes you can use your new dimmer to replace one of your 3 way switches.
Make sure you mark the wire that's on the Dark Screw of the old 3 way switch
This will be your Common...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By Linesman

Cool 3-way wiring and fan

Hello Niccily

On 4-6-11 @ 5:53pm

You said:

"I know the second one is supposed to only be a 2 wire one, coming from the source, but it's not. I have the white and black connected on the same...
04-03-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 36,942
Posted By Linesman

Cool wiring 3 way with multiple lights

Hello hpservertech:

The way you have your drawing now
You have the lights wired in "series"
They need to be wired in "Parallel"
Also the White Wire you tapped into is a traveler not
a...
02-05-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,111
Posted By Linesman

Cool Three-Way Wiring Diagram?

Hello bulliams

Here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your
project.. Power-Switch-Light-Light-Light-Switch I did NOT draw the "Grounding Wires"
...
01-31-11, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,704
Posted By Linesman

Cool Wiring 3-way switch with multiple lights

Hello yorkbikeman


Here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your
project.. I did not draw in all the green equiptment grounding wires
...
01-18-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 93,698
Posted By Linesman

Cool Need Diagram: supply power to multiple lights with switch at the end of circuit

:)Hello moveright

Here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your
project.. You might have to bring the "white wire" into the switch box if your on the NEC 2011 regarding switch loops....
01-03-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,554
Posted By Linesman

Cool 3-Way Switch Question - Power to switch & light in same switch box?

Hello Ray 2047:

Thanks for the kind words..
All the drawings I post here are made with
the "Paint" Program that comes with the computer
nothing special...


Have A Nice Day
Linesman :)
01-02-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,554
Posted By Linesman

Hello burmjohn: Here is the way I belive you...

Hello burmjohn:

Here is the way I belive you can wire up your NEW ADDED 3 way switch...
Without needing any more wires. You just need to buy 2 new 3 way switches.
Put 1 of the new 3 way...
10-29-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,678
Posted By Linesman

Hello Charlie101 Glad that the new 3 way...

Hello Charlie101

Glad that the new 3 way switch worked for you
and you got it all wired up and working right...

Have A Nice Day
Linesman :)
10-28-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,678
Posted By Linesman

Charlie101 I think this is what Mossman, is...

Charlie101

I think this is what Mossman, is talking about.
Your power wires might be comming in from the light, instead of the switch.
But either way Only one wire will have power out of the 6...
10-28-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,678
Posted By Linesman

Hello Charlie101 The two traveler wires...

Hello Charlie101

The two traveler wires should have power on them, but only one traveler
wire, when the switch is "up" and then the other traveler wire when the switch is "down"..
As outlined in...
10-27-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,678
Posted By Linesman

Hello Charlie 101 If you are comfortable...

Hello Charlie 101

If you are comfortable using a voltmeter or a neon tester. Follow these easy steps (for 2 -3 way switches).

1) Turn the power OFF and physically remove both switches, and...
09-25-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,600
Posted By Linesman

Cool 30A fused safety switch for NEMA 10-30r, dryer outlet

Hello Cham44

Maybe it's just me, But I don't
see any "white" neutral wires..
Coming from the fuse or
going to the dryer!!! (It looks like it has been cut)

Hope this helps ---

Let us...
08-21-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Linesman

Red face swapped 2 switches, and now only 1 works, wiring issue?

ChootarLaal:

Ray’s drawing shows the “RED” wire going to switch # 1
And the “BLACK” wire going to switch # 2.

Your drawing is showing both "RED" & "BLACK" wires on switch # 2
with no...
08-15-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,013
Posted By Linesman

Red face Wiring for House Fan off when HVAC on

Hello bdgood:

What you basically want to do is "Break" the wire that goes to the "Coil" of the relay
that is already at the upstairs fan. Or you can "Break" the power wire from the...
03-26-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38,307
Posted By Linesman

Smile Wiring fan/light using separate switches

Hello ms_hammer

Here is a fast drawing I made on how to wire up your
project: Wiring fan/light using separate switches.
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