Wiring Sensor Dimmer switch

Old 07-14-12, 06:25 PM
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Wiring Sensor Dimmer switch

I have a Cooper VS106D1 Auto On Sensor Dimmer and can't seem to get it wired correctly. It has a red wire, Black, White, & a ground.
I'm just replacing a single pole light switch with two wires for a ceiling light.

I tried wiring Black to Black & white to White (original config.) the LEDS on the switch light up and seem to do thier thing but the lights don't come on.
Also tried Black to Black & Red to White - which would seem to be correct- but none of the LEDs light up on the switch.
Nothing seems to work.
I'm attaching the diagram for the sensor, in case someone can help me figure this out!
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Old 07-14-12, 07:38 PM
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It sounds like you have a switch loop. A switch loop only has 2 wires (ignore the green or bare for this), a constant hot on the white and the switched hot on the black. Your switch requires a neutral which you do not have at the switch.

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