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    Mar 16, 2007, 12:20 PM
    How do I wire 3 Lights off 1 Switch
    I am running 3 lights of a single switch and am not sure what I did wrong. The power runs to the switch than out to the lights
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    Mar 16, 2007, 01:20 PM
    The hot wire comes into the switch and then leaves througt the other side of the switch. The neutral can pass through the same box but does not attach to the switch. Both the hot and the neutral go to the first light, black wire to the brass screw and white wire to aluminum screw. Continues those wires to the second and then the third light. All wires to the lights carry no load until the switch is flipped.

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