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after installing a 3-way swt with feed at swt i installed a cfl bulb after turning swt off the bulb began to slowly go off and on. checking at leads i saw approx. 50 volts present. removed bulb and put in reg. style bulb, no flashing but still voltage. checked other 3-way lights in house, some fed through light or swt. they also show voltage present.
 

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after installing a 3-way swt with feed at swt i installed a cfl bulb after turning swt off the bulb began to slowly go off and on. checking at leads i saw approx. 50 volts present. removed bulb and put in reg. style bulb, no flashing but still voltage. checked other 3-way lights in house, some fed through light or swt. they also show voltage present.
Thru all your periods and off-the-wall abbreviations that make it hard to understand, I see no question.
 

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Did you any chance you have lighted switch handle ? that useally the most common curpit and the second most common is electronic motion sensor or timer without netural which they are genrally are not rated for CFL at all.

That are the top two most common curpits right off my head real quick.

Merci,
Marc
 
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