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Old 01-02-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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Right ok! I have removed a light switch what is 2 way but only using it as one way, the only wire what were connected to comm terminal were 2 red wires twisted together, why is this?? As i want to replace this switch!

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Old 01-02-2012, 05:32 PM   #2
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Most likely one red wire is power and the other red wire continues on to power something else like an outlet or another light.

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Only put one conductor under a screw head. If you need to connect more than one you need to pigtail.
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