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    Hello, I recently built a new house and my electrician is gone MIA. For the first year the light to the ceiling fan would delay a few seconds before it would power on. A few days ago it stopped working at all. The ceiling fan would still work but the light does not work after i have tried these...
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    My garage door is off the kitchen and the light switch in in the kitchen. Since I usually have boots and shoes in the garage in the winter I find I have to leave the door open so I can turn the lights off. I would like to have two 3 way switches, one in the kitchen and one in the garage so...
  3. Electrical
    Ok so I wanted to redo my kitchen because my wife hate the old one, so i riped all the cabnits out and replaced the drywall. Then i ran into something the internet is calling a 3 way switch. Well i read on how it work and wired it back up but each time i turn the switch on it popes the...
  4. Electrical
    I have a new ceiling fan and wiring that I ran in my living room. However, the 3 way switches are causing my some trouble. I can't get it wired correctly to my existing 3 way switches that control the top receptacle outlets around the room. The ceiling fan wire was run from the ceiling to a...
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    I have a bad dimmer switch. I have 2 other switches that control the light. They are standard non dimmers. I want to just bypass this dimmer and close it up. Which of these do i connect to which? Do i just connect all the black to black, ETC...? There are 3 sets of wires coming into this box and...
  6. Electrical
    I'm trying to replace one 3-way switch that controls a fan and light with a 3-way that has two switches so that I can turn the light and the fan on/off independent of each other. Tried following the directions on the switch box as well as Google'ing around, haven't been able to get it to work...
  7. Electrical
    Hi everybody. I have a weird situation that I'm hoping someone can help me with... I have a hallway light that is connected to a pair of 3 way switches. However, the light will only turn on when the switches are in certain position. For example: switch 1 = down & switch 2 = down: light is off...
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    First post and I'm a semi-beginner (the most dangerous kind, I know) . . . I've replaced several outlets, switches, and fans over the years. Nothing else. I am replacing an old 3 way switch. It had a crack in the rocker, so you had to push to turn it on. Other than that they worked fine...
  9. Electrical
    Hello all, I'm almost done replacing the builder's switches throuhout the house with decora and i have added timers for the bathrooms's fan. One of them though, is a three way switch (the builder added a switch on the main floor to turn off or on the fan on the second floor). I found a Leviton...
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