Help with 3-way wifi dimmer installation


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Old 12-29-19, 12:46 PM
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Help with 3-way wifi dimmer installation

I am having some trouble swapping out my Lutron Diva Dimmers with these new Levitron Wifi Dimmers. Could someone help me out? I sketched out how the dimmers are currently wired. But it is confusing as to which wires go where.

Existing Lutron Main Dimmer:
Red connected to Red (hot)
Black connected to Black (i tested this with a non contact tester and the black was not a live wire.)
Red/White connected to White (i am guessing this is a neutral wire)
Green Ground.
There are also a few more white capped and black capped wires inside the box.

Existing Lutron Remote Switch:
Red Screw connected to Red wire (hot)
Black Screw connected to Black wire (hot)
White wire connected to 3rd screw
Green to Ground.
There are also a few more white capped wires inside the box.

New Levitron Dimmer:
Has following inputs
BK
RD
WH
YL/RD
Ground

New Levitron Remote Switch:
Has following inputs
BK
WH
YL/RD
Ground

Can someone tell me where each wire should go to on the new dimmers?
This traveler 1 traveler 2 has me all confused.

Thank you!
 
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Old 12-29-19, 01:53 PM
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We really need to know everything about the wiring. You are showing red, white and black on both switches but that is not from the same cable. That means you have multiple three wire cables or a splice in between,

Myself..... I need to see pictures of every wire in the box. I need the devices and splices pulled out (but not disconnected) to see all the connections.
 
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Red/White connected to White (i am guessing this is a neutral wire)
Wrong. The red white on the DIVA is signal wire to a second unit for three way operation.
 
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Old 01-01-20, 09:12 AM
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Here are the requested photos.

The box with the three switches has the main dimmer on the far left. The box with the two switches has the remote switch on the right.

Thank you for the help! Happy New Year!

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Mod added: Power is supplied to the dead end 3w switch on black (common).
The red and white wires are the travelers. Either can be 1 or 2...... makes no difference.
The black wire of the current dimmer goes to black of a two wire. That's load.


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Old 01-01-20, 09:48 AM
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With your pictures and my labeling you can probably figure it out.

I can give you the exact wiring if you post the model number of the dimmer.
 
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Old 01-01-20, 10:47 AM
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The dimmer is leviton dw6hd
the remote is leviton dd00r-dlz

thank you!

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Old 01-01-20, 11:13 AM
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Circuit MUST be dead from start.

Starting at the dead end switch......
slave black goes to black wire.
slave white goes to white wire.
slave YL/RD goes to red wire.

At the dimmer end.....
dimmer red goes to black wire. (#2 connection)
dimmer YL/RD goes to red wire.
dimmer black goes to black splice with red wire nut. (#1 splice connection)
dimmer white and the white wire from the slave go to neutral splice. (white at #3 goes to splice #4)
 
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Thank you so much! Could never have done this with just the instructions and video instructions out there. ThankYou!!!
 
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Old 01-02-20, 07:56 PM
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Good job. Thanks for letting us know how you made out.
 
 

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