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Is this normal? No, but it is not especially unusual. Do I have a problem with my wiring setup? Insufficient information to tell. Do LEDs behave this way? It is a common problem with some types of LED "bulb" in certain situations. LED replacements for incandescent lights are relatively new so a lot of house wiring and accessories that people ...


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I tried hooking up the smart switch grabbing a random white for neutral from that twistie, but the switch doesn't work. I'm kinda thinking that those twisted whites either are not neutral or that they're not all the same and one of the other white ones is the actual neutral. That is exactly your problem. Collectively the bundle is neutral. You can't ...


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The black wires from switch to switch are power jumpers. The power is fed to the upper switch by the black wire on the top left. The jumpers then carry the power to the other two switches. The switches have an internal connection between the two terminals on the top edge of each switch. The wires in the lower left terminal of each switch is the switched ...


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Yes, it is okay to use 12-2 cable to supply lighting fixtures. The other answer indicates that it even with 12-2 you have to use a 15A breaker for lighting circuits which is not strictly correct. If the entire circuit is 12AWG (other than fixture wires), then a 20A breaker may be used. If only part of the circuit is 12AWG while other parts are 14AWG (other ...


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You cannot connect there. Those wires are connected to the black and red wires of the feed from the breakers. This is probably a MWBC and these two wires have 240v across them! You need to connect to the white wire from the breaker panel, as well as either the black or red. This only goes into the junction box and then out to the furnace. Suggest that you ...


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While the advice in other answers appears correct, it is critical to connect the "line" and "load" wires correctly to the GFCI. Here's a picture from a help page You can ignore the GFCI on the left.


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You need to ground your switches -- Code requires it. And yes, standard single pole switches work here. Also -- depending on where the fixtures are located, you may wish to put one or more of them on the load side of the GFCI. Make sure that the existing black and white wires on your diagram go to the LINE terminals on the GFCI outlet!



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