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shannamr 02-13-2013 01:15 PM

Tried replacing my light switch fixture, however the new sitch wont turn on the hall light. Checked the breaker and the only thing i can think of (since its an older home) is the wiring may be backwards or mixed up. I installed the wires as they were on the older switch though?!?!?!
any adivce would be great!!

RST 02-13-2013 01:27 PM

Does the fixture have multiple switches? If so, you need a 3-way or 4-way switch. Take the old one with you to the store.

shannamr 02-13-2013 01:30 PM

shoot the old one is so hard to read (the plate is rusty) but i bet you thats what it is. The hall light is controlled by a switch up top and at the bottom of the stairs!! **slaps forehead***

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