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  1. #1
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    Default 3 way switches

    Hello,

    I'm having trouble wiring 2 sets of 3 way switches. I was able to get it to work on a small scale experiment, but I can not seem to replicate it full scale.

    12/2 into first box
    12/3 runs to the second box
    2 sets of 12/3 run to two separate sets lights from the first box (mis-wired not using reds)

    first box
    white from power pigtails to whites from both lights
    black from power connects to black from second box
    red from second box is pigtailed and connected to traveler screws of each switch
    white from second box is pigtailed and connected to other traveler screws of each switch
    black from each light run to common screw (not pigtailed)

    second box
    black from first box is pigtailed and connects to common screw of each switch
    white from first box is pigtailed and connected to traveler screw of each switch
    red from first box is pigtailed and connected to other traveler screw of each switch

    A basic 3 way switch set up but pigtailed. Is there a ghost voltage issue? A diagram would be help. I can't seem to find one online.

    Thank you,
    Shawn

  2. #2
    Join Date
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    Welland Ontario
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    Default

    No need to double post the same problem.
    See the original here

    http://www.ez-forums.com/showthread....3-way-switches

    Thread closed
    Operation Overlord.

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