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Issue with 3 ceiling lights contolled by 2 switches

Postby Amdiy » Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:45 pm


Having some issues with 3 ceiling lights controlled by 2 switches.

I've included some pictures of the 3rd light config and the 2 switches.

When either switch is off, the 3rd light remains on. When either switch is on, all 3 lights work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Switch 2
Switch 1
Ceiling light config
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Postby chriscba » Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:52 am


looks like you have put a permanent live into the switched live.

looking at the 3rd pic, remove the red live cable on its own & put it in with the centre 2, so you have 3 reds in the centre.

these reds are the live loop & the feed to the switch.

the black left on it's own should have red sleeving or red tape on it, as this is the switch wire from the switch.

Leave the other 2 blacks, they are neutrals
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