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Old 10-15-2017, 08:30 PM   #1
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Renovation work on old home and trying to add one more switch on existing 3 way light circuit that is configured as... source to 3 way switch, to lights, and then ending with a 3 way switch....
Want to add 2nd switch right after 1st switch....
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Would be..Source to 1st 3 way switch, then adding a 2nd 4 way switch, then on to the lights, and ending at final existing 3 way switch...ive found every other config except this one?
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Old 10-15-2017, 08:31 PM   #2
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This is not a DIY oriented site.

Call an electrician.
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No DIY? not according to all the stuff ive been reading on here...
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No DIY? not according to all the stuff ive been reading on here...
Which type of contractor you are due I did check your profile and it stated " contractor "
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Newbe Q...
Need diagram for this...
Renovation work on old home and trying to add one more switch on existing 3 way light circuit that is configured as... source to 3 way switch, to lights, and then ending with a 3 way switch....
Want to add 2nd switch right after 1st switch....
so...
Would be..Source to 1st 3 way switch, then adding a 2nd 4 way switch, then on to the lights, and ending at final existing 3 way switch...ive found every other config except this one?
I see this thread is still open so you must be an electrician

In which case its easy to put 4/way where ever you want it. Don't obsess over wire routing, 4/way switch has 4 lugs. All it does is criss-cross the travelers

interrupt the travellers going from one 3/way to the other wherever is convenient
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Nice, you're in NJ. I'll be happy to make big money to come in and fix your garbage work.
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If you can't figure out how to do a simple 4way then I'm willing to bet you're not licensed nor an electrician, Call someone and save yourself the headache.
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If you can't figure out how to do a simple 4way then I'm willing to bet you're not licensed nor an electrician, Call someone and save yourself the headache.
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