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Old 08-26-2010, 03:37 PM  
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single light switch with 3 14-2 wires


single light switch with 3 14-2 wires one is from the breaker one goes to light fixture the last one sends power to the outlets in another room how do I connect the wires
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Connect all whites together.
Connect the black to the light to the top of the switch.
Connect the other two blacks togetheralong with a pigtail and connect this to the bottom of the switch.
Also connect all grounds and take one to the switch.
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Connect all whites together.
Connect the black to the light to the top of the switch.
Connect the other two blacks togetheralong with a pigtail and connect this to the bottom of the switch.
Also connect all grounds and take one to the switch.
I could not agree more.

(But please always be careful when tinkering with electrical wires.)

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