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Old 05-22-2012, 01:56 PM   #1
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Replace dimmer switch with normal switch


The switch bow has a red and a black wire

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Old 05-22-2012, 02:39 PM   #2
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Replace dimmer switch with normal switch


bow? or

seriously, the dimmer probably has 2 blacks and a green or a black a red and a green (assuming it isnt a 3 way switch)

take the wire connected to the green and connect to the grounding screw on the new non dimmer switch. take the 2 wires connected to the black and/or red on the dimmer and connect them to the 2 terminals on the switch.

If there is a bundle of white wires in the box leave them alone. If there is only a black wire and white wire coming in (not including ground) make sure the white wire is identified as a hot by adding black tape around it.

if its a 3 way switch let us know as it is a bit more complicated

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