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sms

09:26PM | 09/03/03
Member Since: 09/02/03
1 lifetime posts
Hi,

I'm trying to add an unswitched outlet to my garage and the closest place where I have power is to a set of 3-way switches that control the lights in the garage. How can I wire in the outlet so its always live, but the 3 way switches still control the lights as intended?

Joe Tedesco

12:28AM | 09/04/03
Member Since: 07/27/02
140 lifetime posts
Look here for answers and diagrams on 3-way and 4-way switches.
http://www.wfu.edu/~matthews/courses/p230/switches.html


joed

04:22PM | 09/07/03
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
If there is only one cable with 3 wires in the switch box you CAN NOT do it. You don't have a neutral wire.


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