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Light switch Hello I have a 3 gang light switch which at the moment I using for two lights one on each switch which are part of a two way system. I want to add another single external light to work on the third switch how do I wire this up I have tried by the switch does not work and the light does not come on either help!!

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  • peter christopher Oct 14, 2008

    I do need urgent assitance on this one

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    kuwaitim May 11, 2010

    Peter951 -

    There is quite a bit more info anyone would need for you to get assistance for this.

    You said you have a 3-gang switch. Do you have a bank with 3 switches in a row? Does the power for the external light go through the box you are trying to put the switch into?



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You Need to Test with a electric tester and Identify a Hot and a nuetral in t the Box. If you find them that is what you need AT LT.If you are missing either you will have to add it. 3W switches can be installed numerous ways.If you have More info let me know.
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Do you have a permanent live supply to the 3rd switch, it doesn;t sound as if you do, you could loop one out of one of the other switches then connect your light switch wire to the awitch terminal, don't forget you also need a neutral for the light to work.

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