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jpkuisle

11:55AM | 09/04/04
Member Since: 09/03/04
1 lifetime posts
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I have seen a number of questions about 3-way wiring, but haven't found a solution to my situation.

Here's some background. I have two lights and 2 single pole switches that were connected in a 3-way circuit. When replacing the lights, I made the cardinal sin of not diagramming the way things were wired. The power source is coming into one of the lights. There are 12/2 wires connecting the switches to the lights. It appears the 3-way circuit was originally made by stringing a 12/3 wire between the two lights.

Any thoughts on how these wires were connected to make the 3-way circuit work?

joed

07:39AM | 09/07/04
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
Need more info. The descrition you give won't work.

How many cables in each switch box? How many wires in each cable. Ignore grounds for this discusion.

How many cable/wire at each light?

What did you change? What does not work now? Can you put it back to orginal and make it work?

If you only worked in the light boxes then lets start with a description off all the wires in the boxes you worked in.
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