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This light switch controls both down up and downstairs lights. Also, I have a second one upstairs that controls upstairs plus bathroom, and there is a single three-way switch downstairs.

There are 8 wires:

  • grey wire brown sleeve
  • black wire brown wire
  • brown wire
  • brown wire
  • grey wire brown sleeve with a brown wire
  • black wire brown sleeve with a brown wire

Six terminals on the switch. One side of the switch is working but the other side won’t control upstairs anymore. I’m in the UK.

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    Is this a new switch? Do you have pictures of the original wiring?
    – JACK
    Feb 27 '20 at 13:34
  • Sharon, I've updated some of your post to indicate three-way switches, which is what I assume you meant. Please revise if that's not correct.
    – isherwood
    Feb 27 '20 at 14:22
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    @isherwood The UK phrase for 3-way is 2-way. Feb 27 '20 at 16:32
  • never took photos or noted down anything , what a 🤬 Feb 28 '20 at 9:47

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