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Wiring 2 way / 2 Gang Light Switch When Updating Light Switches

Postby Form01 » Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:14 pm

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I'm updating my light switches and wired them like for like but its doing random things as there are two lights on the circuit.
The new switch has a different terminal layout could it be this, see images....
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Postby ericmark » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:36 am

Com to Com
L1 to L1
L2 to L2
But old switch one switch was inverted, new ones same way around, but basic the same switch.
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Postby Form01 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:12 am

I did that like for like and just adjusting for different positions of the terminals on the new switch...

And its still not working correctly.....
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Postby Mr White » Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:04 am

What ericmark said is correct, so if your new switch does not work, you have NOT connected the switch as it was.
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