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Old 01-14-2010, 03:52 PM   #31
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I thought everything worked... Then I discovered that when I turned the 3-way switches OFF from the 2nd level, the downstairs switch would not turn them back on.

Also found out that one of the terminals controls a bathroom light in my basement under the porch. After some study of online diagrams and my own, I think I've got it figured out. I think. I need to figure out which lines are Power and which lines go out to the lights...

So here's my plan - does it seem to make sense to anyone else?

I want to wire it so that my basement light always has power (there is a switch in the room itself), and I want to be able to have a switch on an outlet in the room (labeled R for Recepticle)
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Old 01-14-2010, 05:27 PM   #32
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Now it makes sense except for one thing. I think you said the doorway light 3way was on a different circuit. If that is true you have a crossed neutral by connecting it with all the other neutrals.

If it's all on one circuit it makes perfect sense.

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