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Disconnected 2 gang 2 way light switch now not sure where wires go

Postby Cooper1 » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:47 pm

Light switch 2gang 2way. I have accidentally disconnected the wires from 3 cables 2core twin and earth 3black 3blue how do I identify these cables to reconnect the switch any advice greatly appreciated
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Postby Mr White » Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:24 am

Since you did not mark the cables before you disconnected them it is not possible from the other end of a computer to tell you which one goes where. You are going to have to get a competent person in to test them and figure it out, as contrary to popular belief there is no regulation that says what colour should do what in respect of UK lighting.
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