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Old 07-19-2009, 11:07 AM   #1
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Need 3-way switch wiring help


I decided to replace they 3-way switches I have with these nice sexy master/slave models. I disconnected the old ones and now am not sure how to re-connect the new ones . I checked and it looks like the white wire that is connected to the one switch is the hot (not marked BTW).
Attaching pictures of the 2 switch boxes. I also found this on the web, is this what I actually have here ? http://www.homeimprovementweb.com/in...s/wiring2l.gif
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:54 AM   #2
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Never mind, I got it
Unmarked white hot wire, eh ?
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Old 07-19-2009, 12:16 PM   #3
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Yes the wiring is correct to make it work but the color convention is incorrect. You are switching a white wire. It would have been better or to convention to use the black in the 3 conductor cable for the switched hot and mark the white as a traveler.
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