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14-4 to 14-3 connected 2 blacks and a red together now I…

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14-4 to 14-3 connected 2 blacks and a red together now I cannot turn lights off

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

This morning, needed to remove some pull chain lights for a basement remodel

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, are you working with a contractor?

Just a drywall contractor, trying to prep the ceiling myself

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

The electrical.....yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Do not believe so

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Eddie
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this is for a 3 way ............where did you connect those wires together and in which box does the feed come into ?

what do you mean by 14-4 ......is that 14-3 with a ground?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
14-3 with a ground. The feed I believe comes into a dimmer switch and exits as a 14-2 with ground to lights in an adjoining room

so you have a 4 way or a 3 way light switches?

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