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Old 09-15-2011, 11:40 AM   #1
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Have 4 lights on porch controlled by two 3 way switches. Turned them on last night, and can't get them to turn off. Replaced both switches, but no success! Lights still wont turn off

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Old 09-15-2011, 12:28 PM   #2
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Ya got a meter?

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Old 09-15-2011, 01:07 PM   #3
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Did they ever work correctly?
Or did you just install them and/or the switches?
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These lights have been in use for 15 years without a problem, until now!
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Old 09-15-2011, 04:23 PM   #5
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Probably two wires touching where they shouldn't. Insulation could be worn or brittle allowing the wires to touch.
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Sounds like a short somewhere.
Hang any pictures recently?
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Travelers shorted I'd bet.

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