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

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I took down a...

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

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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: 11 months ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 11 months ago
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 11 months 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.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
this needs to be done at the switch?
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
at work right now and can't talk
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
can i send message once i get home
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 11 months 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.

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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 11 months ago

We can continue when ever you are ready.

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