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Old 12-15-2008, 08:51 PM   #16
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Can I choose "All the Above"?
I don't see why not. . .
But I've never been all those things at the same time.

What is your procedure for troubleshooting 3-way switch setups (with a Wiggie, or not)?

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Old 11-29-2009, 01:56 PM   #17
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I am running in to the same problem.
My garage is wired for 3 switches which worked properly with a CFL bulb to this point. I have recently changed the switches to illuminated and the CFL has started to strobe when it is in the off position. I am assuming this is caused by the illuminated switches running in series with the CFL.
Is this correct? Is there any way of using the illuminated switches with a CFL and not getting the flickering or how would you solve it?
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I am running in to the same problem.
My garage light is wired to run off 3 switches. It has operated properly with a CFL bulb to this point. Recently I have changed the switches to illuminated and the CFL has started to strobe when the switches are in the off position. I am assuming this is because the illuminated switch lights are run in series with the CFL.
Is this correct? How do I fix this?
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There not really any fix for this. If there are more than one bulb then using one non CFL might stop the flickering.

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