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Old 11-07-2010, 02:42 PM   #1
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3-way timer (5 wires)

Hello all,
I'm almost done replacing the builder's switches throuhout the house with decora and i have added timers for the bathrooms's fan. One of them though, is a three way switch (the builder added a switch on the main floor to turn off or on the fan on the second floor).
I found a Leviton 3-way timer... but it has five wires and even after the reading the instructions twice I am not sure what wires to connect.
I have included two pictures to show the existing wall switch and new timer.
Can anyone help me with how to connect the different wires, please?

I found a link to the instruction here:

Many thanks.
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Old 11-07-2010, 03:38 PM   #2
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Connect the black to the black on the commen screw.
Connect the white to the bundle of white wires.
Connect yellow and red wires to red and white wires on the switch.
Connect the ground wires.


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I have the same issue. Can you confirm the yellow and red wiring connection please. Red goes to red and yellow goes to white on switch?
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The black wire is the common and the red and red/yellow are the two travelers. Wire it the same was as a 3-way switch.
The green is the ground and the white is the neutral. That switch needs a neutral to power electronics inside. Connect the green to the green/bare wires and the white to the white wires.
(I know this is an old thread but someone asked)
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