Re: light switches
It sounds like you have a traveler and the hot/load wire mixed on at least one switch. The switch should be marked. As a general rule red and white are travelers and the black is hot on one switch and the load on the other switch. Check the documentation that came with the switch, the terminals may be located different on the new switch than they were on the old. All three way switches are wired this way however the wire routing and the terminal location on the switches may very. The two wires running between the switches are called travelers.
Last edited by JLMCDANIEL; 07-30-2009 at 05:13 PM.
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