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Old 12-02-2011, 03:33 PM   #1
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How can I tell which is the load switch or the line switch?

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Line is power, load is exactly that. It can be a light, a device such as a stove, a/c, furnace, etc.

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Measure voltage from common screw to ground. Flip the switch. If the power goes on and off it is the LOAD switch. If the power stays on always it is the line switch.

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THIS HAS TO BE DONE WITH THE POWER ON AND THE SWITCH EXPOSED. IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORTABLE WORKING WITH LIVE POWER THEN CALL SOMEONE WHO IS.
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