Metal on switch box feels hot

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Old 05-18-05, 11:16 AM
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Hello,

I've just wired up a new dimmer switch (15 amp) for a series of 5 recessed cans.

The metal on the front of the switch feels warm to the touch when on (I haven't put a front plate on yet). Any ideas why?

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Old 05-18-05, 11:53 AM
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Dimmer switches generate heat.
 
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