light switches
CozyRV

Eau Claire, WI

#1 Dec 18, 2010
I have 2 light switches that go to the same light on different ends of the room. 1 works and 1 doesn't....how do I get rid of one of them?

Thanks!!
light man

Cleveland, OH

#2 Dec 20, 2010
CozyRV wrote:
I have 2 light switches that go to the same light on different ends of the room. 1 works and 1 doesn't....how do I get rid of one of them?
Thanks!!
Why do you want to get rid of them , You have a 3 way circuit that will either turn the lights on or off from either switch. The power wire is running to 1 of the switches and tranfered to the other switch with the 2 runners on the top of the switch. Then the other switch will except the runners on the top of that switch and go to the bottom with hot going to the light. The netural wire runs directly to the light ( white wire ) If 1 is not working then the runners are not hooked up correctly. I don't know if you know how to use a volt meter but that is what you will need to trace this circuit . Hope this helps ..........

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