I have a bathroom flourescent light with 2 different switches (at
opposite sides of the room). Recently one switch has been humming and
it turned the light on and off inconsiscently. I figured it was that
one switch. So I replace the switch. Now that switch works fine but
the other switch (which I never touched) won't turn the light on and
off. When I do hit that switch there is a quick blink, but that is it.
Anybody see what the heck I'm doing wrong?
Sounds like you wired a 3 way switch incorrectly. Was there 3 wires or just
2 on the new switch? The common screw on a 3 way switch is a different
color metal, it may not be in the same spot as the old switch.
Actually there were 4 wires. I wired it the same as when I pulled the
old switch out.
On top there was a thin white wire that curled around the screw..
There was also a thick white wire, a black wire and a red wire that fit
into the slots.
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