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Old 09-18-2012, 01:21 PM   #1
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why cant i turn light off and on at any switch? if i turn on light at point A turn off at B, shouldnt I be able to go back to A ?

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sounds like you have something miswired. the current place im staying at has a 3way switch at the top and bottom of the stairs and i can turn the light on or off at either switch.

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some wires are switched on one or both of the switches
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Old 09-20-2012, 06:57 AM   #4
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Check for loose connections.

Did you install it yourself?

Did it ever work?
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why cant i turn light off and on at any switch? if i turn on light at point A turn off at B, shouldnt I be able to go back to A ?
One or both of the switches are miswired. Tell us all the wire connections in all the switch boxes. Leave out the grounds.
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