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Breen Electric Inc
(541) 382-1777
124 SE 9th Street%2C %23 6
Bend, OR
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MCS Electric
(541) 389-0973
61925 Skyline View Drive
Bend, OR
 
Bills Electric
(541) 382-2821
635 Southeast Business Way
Bend, OR
 
River Electric
(541) 389-3024
20219 Murphy Road
Bend, OR
 
Wolf D Electric
(541) 388-1267
58 Southeast Aune Road
Bend, OR
 
Mid Oregon Electrical Services
(541) 388-9874
35 Southeast Bridgeford Boulevard
Bend, OR
 
Johnston Electric LLC
(541) 318-8497
61535 South Highway 97
Bend, OR
 
Breen Electric Inc
(541) 382-1777
124 Southeast 9th Street
Bend, OR
 
All Phase Electric Service
(541) 389-4057
61579 American Loop
Bend, OR
 
Ben-Tech Electrical Contractors
(541) 389-6282
60611 Ridge Heights
Bend, OR
 

Wiring a 3-way or 4-way switch


Do you need to wire 2 switches to control the same light or lights??

Or, wire 3 switches to control the same light or lights??

Here are the instructions for wiring:

Wiring a 3-Way Switch

To use 2 switches to control the same fixture, you will need to use two 3-way switches.

Run 2-wire cable from the fixture to the first switch. Between the switches you will need to run 3-wire (with ground) cable. (The white and red wires will be the switched wires.)

In the picture below, we show power coming into the light fixture. The black (hot) wire will pass right through going to the first switch. Attach it to the white wire of the wire running to the switch. The white wire from the power source will attach to the light's white wire. The light's black wire should be attached to the black wire running to the first switch.

At the switch the white wire (hot) coming from the light, will be connected to the dark colored screw. Mark it with a black marker or paint the end black to indicate it is hot. The red and white wire of the 3-wire going to the next switch should be attached to the light colored screws. Connect the black wire of the 3 wire cable to the black coming into the switch from the light.

At the second switch, attach the black wire to the dark screw and the white and red to the light colored screws.
3 way switch wiring 3 way elementary
For more elementary wiring diagrams of different 3 way circuits scroll down to the bottom of the page. ...

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