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jackal1953 08-04-2012 03:32 PM

extra light on 3 way
 
I have a 3 way switch at the top and bottom of stairs to basement. Tried to wire a light at the top of the stairs off of that 3 way but that light goes on when the other lights in the basement go off and vice versa. In the box at the top of the stairs, the red wire is connected to the neutral (white) wire coming from the lower box. ANy suggestions?

Jack

MisterZ 08-04-2012 04:12 PM

if you want this light to go on and off with the others, you'll need to come off the wire that feeds basement lights. (after the switch)

stickboy1375 08-04-2012 04:37 PM

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Originally Posted by jackal1953 (Post 981406)
ANy suggestions?

Jack

its wired wrong. :) and as suggested, come off the existing light.


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