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3 way dimmer switch replacement. old switch to , r to

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3 way dimmer switch replacement. old switch b to b, r to r , and r to White. New switch has b, r, r/w stipe. ( and ground of course) should r /w go to w ?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: just did
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Customer: I'm sorry I thought this was free. My apologies.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I just paid. I hope someone responds.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for nothing. I've just filed a complaint.
Expert:  Steven Parent replied 1 year ago.
Hello, welcome to Just Answer. Sorry no experts were available sooner to answer your question. Can you provide me with the model numbers of the old and new switches? Then I can be able to tell you which wires go where.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I know it's not your fault. "10 minute wait" when you were the first to respond 100 minutes later was a big fail.I solved the problem myself.This site is a great concept, but the service level has to be there.

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