Light Dimmer Switch will not turn off lights

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Old 01-04-14, 05:58 PM
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Light Dimmer Switch will not turn off lights

I have replaced an old dimmer switch in my apartment after it just stopped working.

I replaced it with a Lutron 5-Amp Glyder Slide Dimmer. When I slide it all the way down, the lights remain on, on its lowest dimmer level.

I can't think of what could cause this, but I am no pro. So before assuming it's faulty and return it, what could I check?
 
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Old 01-04-14, 10:09 PM
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When you slide the dimmer all the way down..... give the lever a little further push down and dimmer should click off.
 
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Can you post a picture of the switch or the exact make and model of the dimmer
Also you said apartment you should not be doing any electrical repairs on a building you don't own

(For liability/insurance reasons)
 
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Old 01-06-14, 01:00 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

When you slide the dimmer all the way down..... give the lever a little further push down and dimmer should click off.


Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/ne...#ixzz2peMgRH4c
Tried a few times, once it did go off, but went back on without touching it.


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Can you post a picture of the switch or the exact make and model of the dimmer
Also you said apartment you should not be doing any electrical repairs on a building you don't own

(For liability/insurance reasons)


Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/ne...#ixzz2peMlbakp
My parents are the owners of the apartment and they know I was replacing it. My parents are in FL for winter and I am in Rhode Island. Trying to save them the hassle and cost of an electrician. I understand completely what you are saying though. Thanks!

update: I just found the box, the model number is GL-600H-DK

Here are the pics, sorry for crap quality!
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