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    Nov 2, 2009, 07:58 PM
    Multiple lights for multiple switches
    Rewired existing lights for a friend which had a 3 way switch installed to it and other leads to other lights, when I added a switch to one of the lights to remove it from the 3 way SW it worked fine but ended up removing power to the other lights downstream. What went wrong and how do I fix it?
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    Nov 2, 2009, 09:07 PM

    You may have tied into a traveler on the 3 way wiring. Hard to see inside the wall but picture how a 3way is wired at the start. http://www.modmyrv.com/wp-content/ga...y-switches.jpg or http://ezdiyelectricity.com/images/w...ng-diagram.jpg

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