I need help wiring a dimmer switch. My switch has 2 black wires and 1
green wire. My outlet box has a ground wire, 1 black, 1 white, and 1
red wire. It is a 3-way switch. How do I wire my dimmer with a
black,white, red, and ground wire?
I threw my old one out so I have no clue what color the wires are. I
have another regular switch that turns the fan on/off. The 3-way wiring
is actually done at the fan. The dimmer switch powers the fan.
You are not giving me enough info to be definitive, but if all three wires
were used by the old dimmer, not including any ground wire, there are two
possibilities I can think of. One, is that you had a three way dimmer and
you need to get another one. Second, you had a combination speed control/
dimmer which controlled the fan speeds and dimmed the light separately
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