Necessity of re-wiring


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Old 06-06-20, 05:38 AM
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Necessity of re-wiring

Hi all,

Iím swapping out a 3-way switch for a 3-way ELV dimmer. The existing 3-way switch works properly. After installing the new dimmer, any need to have to re-wire the non-dimmer switch (existing) The instructions with the dimmer seem to say so, but maybe thatís for new installations. Thx!
 
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Old 06-06-20, 06:07 AM
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Hi, I donít see any need to rewire the other existing switch, post the model # of the new switch.
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Old 06-06-20, 06:37 AM
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If the instruction say to rewire the other switch then you rewire the other switch. It makes no difference if new or old.
 
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Old 06-06-20, 09:39 AM
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Hereís that new one.

https://www.amazon.com/Lutron-DVELV-...dimmer+&sr=8-5

i think that should bring up the model number, thx.
 
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Old 06-06-20, 10:11 AM
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Hi, according to the info, it appears that the yellow wire on the dimmer must be connected directly to the load, is that what you have ? if not the dimmer would have to be relocated to the other location, does the dimmer work as connected now?
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Old 06-06-20, 07:36 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

According to the wiring instructions..... the power must go to the 3way switch first and then the dimmer.

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