Converting 2 way 3 switch to 2 way 3 switch dimmer


Postby rregis » Wed Jun 18, 2008 2:09 am

I have a 2 way 3 switch light in my hallway that I am trying to convert to a 2 way 3 switch dimmer, however since reconnecting to the new switch either the kitchen light s or the living room lights dont come on. I dont have a modern consumer unit just the old fashioned fuses. If I change the fuse position for the downstairs circuit I get either the landing light on its own or the hall light and the outside light. There are 3 cables the core colours are:-
red,blue,black and one white core.

I have tried reverting to the old switch but even that doesn't work right and works like the new dimmer because I am now very confused can anyone help?
rregis
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:52 am

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby ericmark » Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:48 am

You say you swap two fuses and the fault swaps so you must have blown a fuse!
Old switch works like new dimmer! You must have swapped something so sorry only one safe way. Get someone in to look at it.
Yours Eric
ericmark


Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by


 


  • Related Topics