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Old 12-01-2011, 12:42 PM   #16
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In our previous house, which had been subject to numerous renovations before we moved in, there was a bank of five switches that did absolutely nothing at all. It was impressive.
It was built in 1992...this is what I've still got to figure out:
-1 switch in a panel of 3 in an upstairs bedroom
-2 switches on the same panel next to a panel with another 3 in the living room
-1 switch in the bedroom

I'll keep yall updated on the mystery switches!!!
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It was built in 1992...this is what I've still got to figure out:
-1 switch in a panel of 3 in an upstairs bedroom
-2 switches on the same panel next to a panel with another 3 in the living room
-1 switch in the bedroom

I'll keep yall updated on the mystery switches!!!

it is very common for mystery bedroom switches to control outside security lights (if any).
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If there is a ceiling fan in a room, its possible they wired 2 switches for the fan. One would control the Light on the fan while the other controls the fan itself.
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If there is a ceiling fan in a room, its possible they wired 2 switches for the fan. One would control the Light on the fan while the other controls the fan itself.
And if the controls on the fan itself are in the off position, the switches controling them will not produce any visable results.
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And if the controls on the fan itself are in the off position, the switches controling them will not produce any visable results.
I tried that too and......nothing.

I also have a remote for the fan in the living room that has a LED that lights up (so I know the batteries are good) but won't control the fan or lights..no matter how the switches are switched or how many times the pulls are pulled. This is confusing!!!!!

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