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Darrenp 11-04-2012 02:08 PM

Wiring 3 way switch with multiple lights
 
I'm doing a remodel trying to wire can lights. I want to wire power to switch then multiple lights and finish at a second switch. I've run 14-2 to first switch, 14-3 between lights and to second switch. Q - How do I wire the lights so they are in parrallel and not series? Thanks!

rjniles 11-04-2012 03:14 PM

You can't, you do not have enough wires between the switches. Run the 3 wire between the switches and run 2 wire from one of the switches to the first light and on to the rest.

jbfan 11-04-2012 03:15 PM

You can't. you need one more wire.
Are the cei;ings still open?
Run a 3 wire cable from switch #1 to switch #2, then a 2 wire cable from #2 to the first light, then to each light after that.

joecaption 11-04-2012 03:26 PM

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