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Old 04-14-2019, 01:16 PM   #1
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kitchen light switch at front door Q's

Hey guys first time posting here. I am replacing my switches next to the front door with more modern white switches from vintage trailer supply. I was wondering if anyone know why the kitchen light switch has a power in (black) and two powers outs (red) ?

I bought a two prong replacement switch and just hooked up the black and the red that made the light function. So what does the other red wire do?

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this is the original switch which I am replacing.
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Old 04-14-2019, 01:20 PM   #2
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My 75 TW had a 3 way setup for the galley light with the other switch being on the light fixture. Flipping either switch would change the status of the light.


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Old 04-14-2019, 01:33 PM   #3
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Thank you @azflycaster! ahhhh it is a three way switch. I had replaced the galley light months before and had wire nutted the xtra red wire there and had forgotten about it. It all makes sense now.
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Also, happy to be apart of a community that helps out only 4 minutes later! You guys are great.
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