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I want to control my living room fixture

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I want to control my living room fixture with a dimmer at one place and an on/off switch at the other wall. I have a three way dimmer, a three way on/off switch and I have 14/3 with a ground. How do I wire it???
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Are you installing the second switch outlet on an existing single switch controlling the light?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So what's the answer??
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.
I need to understand exactly what the current wiring consists of to give you the right answer. The way you asked the question isn't clear.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I took a second look, determined the feed and wired a standard three way dimmer switch into one box and a three way on/off switch into the other box and I can operate the ceiling fixture with no problem from both switches. Problem solved!
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.
Very good, I'll close the question.