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thaliamari

05:20AM | 09/01/01
Member Since: 08/31/01
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I am trying to switch my light switches from dimmer switch and timer switch to regular switches I bought the switches but it seems thaat when I went to do the rewiring to the new switches I noticed there was more wires what do I do with all the extra wires so I can install my switches the switch req. 1(w)and 1(b) but inside the wall theres also a red wire I don't need to the switch and on the other switch theres 2(b)and 2(w) and I only need 1 of ea so what do I do with these extra wires........Please help


rpxlpx

05:43AM | 09/05/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
Your new switch should be a direct replacement for the dimmer. Attach the same wires to your switch that were attached to the dimmer. The other wires should remain connected in the same way they were before.
If you've already disconnected everything and now don't know how to reattach them, you'll have to get some help.
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