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I want to wire two separate lights with one main feed coming in.

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before u start make sure power is off before working with electrical lines ---start with the 12/2 coming into box black [power] white [ground-neutral] and u will have 3 separate lines for the lights so u will have 4 lines total coming in the box== with the 3 light lines take the white and strip back the plastic and connect [wire nut] all 3 to the 12/2 white line --now take the 12/2 black line and connect it to the first switch gold color screw- bottom screw -now take some wire about 2-3 inch strip both ends and connect from the 12/2 black wire connection on the switch and connect to the gold /bottom of switch 2 than do the same for switch 3 connecting the wire from switch 2 so u will have power feeding all 3 switches-- now connect the black lines for the lights to the other side of each switch and ur done

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Wiring diagram 2 gang switch


http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#gang

Is the neutral wire inside the gang box, or is the neutral wire in the ceiling box?

Gene

Sep 16, 2014 | Electrical Supplies

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Switch for 2 lights separately controlled


http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#2-lights

Wiring depends on where hot and neutral enter the circuit
Diagrams for both on link

Gene

Sep 12, 2014 | Electrical Supplies

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I replaced a foyer light that is illuminated by a double light switch (switch 1 turns on the foyer light, switch 2 turns on the outdoor porch/garage lights) and have discovered that the wire from (I b


You have 2-gang switch.
Look at following illustration showing gang switches:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#gang

Hot wire feeds one screw on first switch, and then jumpers to second switch.
Your jumper wire is connected wrong place.

Find hot wire... there will be 1 hot wire entering gang box.
Disconnect all wires, and separate for testing.
Turn power on and test each wire to bare ground wire... that will show the hot wire.

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Gene h

May 08, 2014 | Electrical Supplies

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Help - 1 Way 2 gang switch - ie: two sets of lights in same room, 1 light switch with two switches on it, each switching on 1 set of lights. I have 2 brown wires, 3 blue wires, and a short length of free...


I can probably help.
BUT, what voltage are you working with. It sounds like 230V european wire colors?
Now also. Do you have two separate light switches in same box (which is called 2-gang)? Or do you have a double switch, which is two switches on one device?
Add a comment, and include as much detail as possible about the switch, voltage, and number and color of screws on each switch.
Here is a start-point using 120Volt and US wire colors:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#double
The difference between US and European, is that European has two hot wires, while US has hot and neutral wires. Otherwise both systems require two wires to complete circuit.

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2 gang switches


Copy following link for switch wiring illustrations
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html

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I have a 3 gang box in my kitchen on switch is a double switch for the kitchen , one is for the outside flood light and the other is to the garage lights. I need to replace the garage light switch beacuse...


Your switch has 2 wires, and 2 brass screws, and new switch will have same.
Connect either wire to new switch.
Connect bare ground wire to green screw.
Turn power off, remove screws that hold switch into box, pull out switch, take photo of wiring, install new switch.
If wires are pushed into back of switch, then use small screwdriver and push into slot to release wire.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html

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I need to wire a 3 gang switches in a 3 gang box


before u start make sure power is off before working with electrical lines ---start with the 12/2 coming into box black [power] white [ground-neutral] and u will have 3 separate lines for the lights so u will have 4 lines total coming in the box== with the 3 light lines take the white and strip back the plastic and connect [wire nut] all 3 to the 12/2 white line --now take the 12/2 black line and connect it to the first switch gold color screw- bottom screw -now take some wire about 2-3 inch strip both ends and connect from the 12/2 black wire connection on the switch and connect to the gold /bottom of switch 2 than do the same for switch 3 connecting the wire from switch 2 so u will have power feeding all 3 switches-- now connect the black lines for the lights to the other side of each switch and ur done

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I need to connect two switches to one power source in a two gang box. There are two different light sets.


The proper way to wire two switches in a 2 gang switch box to control each light separately is as follows:

  1. Make sure you have the power turned off at the breaker for this box.
  2. Take the HOT (common, black wire) FEED wire and add (2) pieces of black wires to it with a wire nut.
  3. Now you can put one of each of these black wires to the bottom screw of each light switch to provide power to both switches separately
  4. Connect each separate wire to the (2) different lights to the top screw of each switch.
  5. Twist all the bare ground wires together, leaving at least 7-8 inches at the ends untwisted for at least 2-3 of these wires.
  6. Take (2) of these ground wires and connect them to the ground screws on each separate switch. If it is a metal box these area in, connect one ground wire to the box with a green grounding screw also, if not, cut off the extra ground lead near the twisted bunch.
  7. Now twist all white (netural) wires together and install them all under one wire nut.
  8. Make sure the bare wires are not near or touching the HOT screws and fasten the switches to the box.
You now have an approved and legal wiring for (2) separate light switches using the one power source (FEED) already in the box.

Sep 17, 2009 | Kitchen Appliances - Others

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How do i wire up a two gang switch, when i do it the outside light stays on all the time or not at all


how do i wire up a 2 gang light switch and can you show me a diagram, from fuse box to switch and then out to 2 lights.

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