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Old 11-01-2010, 10:18 AM   #1
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I change all the outlets in a room and the switch when I tried to turn on or off the outlet which the switch wwould shut off the outlet stays on switch does nothing. I wired everything the way the old ones were wired as well as the switch. I put the old switch back and still the same issues. Please help

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on the hot side of outlet that the sw controls,break or cut tab that is between the two hot screws.

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Old 11-01-2010, 02:29 PM   #3
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Since I haven't broke the tab as of yet can I go to another outlet within the room for the switch to operate as well?
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if you still want a half hot,you break the tab.and it all depends where the switch loop goes(what recp).as long as you have access,you can put it any where.
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