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MDS2004

03:42AM | 01/27/04
Member Since: 01/26/04
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Bvelectrical
Good morning,
Can someone help me with the following electrical issue I am having? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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I have an outside porch light that is controlled by two 2-way switches in two seperate enterences of a multi family that I own. (The entrances are side by side.) The power is coming into one switch on side A, then to the light, and then to the end-of-the-run switch on side B. Is there anyway possible for me to add an additional switch at the top of the stairs on side B so that the run will look like this...power to side A switch - to light - to side B switch - to 2nd side B switch. Can anyone help explain or send a diagram?

joed

12:58PM | 01/29/04
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
Yes you can. The easiest way is if you can add a 14/3 wire from the existing switch to the new switch location. You would replace the existing switch with the 4way and move the 3way to the new location.

[This message has been edited by joed (edited January 29, 2004).]

doug seibert

03:20AM | 02/03/04
Member Since: 08/10/02
843 lifetime posts
...and here's 4-way lighting diagrams.....The second one looks like YOU...........
http://www.wfu.edu/~matthews/courses/p230/switches/4way/variations.html
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