04:19PM | 11/11/02
Member Since: 11/10/02
1 lifetime posts
I have moved into a house that has a closet light wired as follows: It has 2 3 way switches with the fixture at the end of the run. Rather than having it wired in the standard way were the power comes into one of the switches with a feeded - 3 wire cable running to the other switch, instead I have the electrical power (2 wire), along with the fixture cable (2 wire) and the feeder wire (3 wire) coming together in one switch. The feeder wire then goes to the other switch and ends there. I'm comfortable with wiring the fixture and the switch with one wire but I'm not sure how to wire the fixture with the feeder with the power wire. Can you help?



01:56AM | 11/12/02
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
At the first switch.
Black from power in to the common on the switch.
Black from fixture to Black from 3 wire cable to switch2
white from power in to white from fixture.
White and red from 3 wire cable to traveler screws on switch. Mark white with black marker.
At second switch Black to common screw
White and red to traveller screws. Mark white with black marker.


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