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LOL Even understanding the basic concept doesn't help when the builders tied the incoming common to a white wire. Finally found that in the back of a box after unhooking EVERY DANG WIRE.

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On 6/6/2022 at 7:35 PM, BritinUSA said:

Are you certain that the incoming (hot) wire is connected to the white/neutral wire, and not the outgoing (load) wire?


Can you show a picture of the 3-pole switch and the white/black wires ?


I hooked the white wire to the common screw on the 3way and it works fine.

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