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Old 10-07-2010, 02:37 PM   #1
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4 way switch??


I have a 4 way lighting circuit that doesn't seem to be operating correctly. Basically, when one of the 3-way switches is turned off, the entire circuit is off. Thus, only the 4-way and one of the 3-way switches operates the circuit correctly.

Any suggestions before I go digging into things!!
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i'd say the 3-way switch that turns the circuit off, is either mis-wired or bad.
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Old 10-07-2010, 06:14 PM   #3
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is this a new install or an old install gone bad?

If this is something that just happened, I would guess either a bad switch or you lost a connection in one of the travellers.

If a new installation that never worked correctly, something is miswired.
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It was apparently miswired as I opened up and went through the connections and it works now. Thanks!
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