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removing light switch

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kits

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:20 pm Reply with quote

I have two light switches how do i wire up the one i have disconected? two cables coming down one has two red wires the other has a blue red and yellow its earthed to the metal box needs to allow other switch to work thanks
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:54 pm Reply with quote

no drawing of before? red`s in L1 & L2 red of three core C blue in with one of the reds yellow in with other any red
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 8:40 pm Reply with quote

kits wrote:
I have two light switches how do i wire up the one i have disconected? two cables coming down one has two red wires the other has a blue red and yellow its earthed to the metal box needs to allow other switch to work thanks


look at the other switch. use the same colours in the new switch, but connect the twin red to L1 and L2.

and to avoid all of this, you should have noted the wiring before taking it apart
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