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I took down a half wall with an outlet. the outlet was

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: i took down a half wall with an outlet. the outlet was connected to a 3 way switch and now the light will not come on. what should i do
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: a few days
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the outlet is disconnected and capped off. There are wires going to a double switch which is a 3 way with another with in the same room but across the room. the light will not come on now.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be assisting you. Please stand by while I review your question.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

The feed at the removed outlet needs to be renewed to the switches. A junction or a splice connector may be employed depending on accessibility to it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
this needs to be done at the switch?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
at work right now and can't talk
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
can i send message once i get home
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

The connection needs to be on the wires that we're on the removed receptacle outlet. You can install a junction below if over a basement or a Tyco Splice and be installed and be covered.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 month ago.

We can continue when ever you are ready.