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Old 09-21-2009, 10:04 AM   #1
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3-Way dimmer switch


Trying to figure out how to hook up a 3-way dimmer light system to 4 potlights. I have power coming into the first switch. Any help would be great.

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Are you just replacing an existing 3w toggle or do you need to still run the wiring for the switches and lights?

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I need to run wire for the switches and lights.
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From the first switch, run a 3 wire cable to the second switch.
From the second switch, run a 2 wire cable to the first light, then to each light.

At the first switch, connect the white wires together, and the hot wire to the common termnial or wire on the dimmer.
At the second switch, connect the whites together, and the black wire going to the light connect to the common screw on the switch.

At both switchs, connect the black and red wires to the remaining screws and turn the power on.
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