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jgpmsp
new dimmer push switch - old wiring

I've replaced many light switches in my old bungalow, but ran into some confusion today. I am replacing an old push botton with a new push buttom dimmer switch. The new dimmer switch has black and white wires (and ground wire). When I pulled the old switch out, it is connected to all black wires with an additional black wire to a neighboring light switch that will not be changed. What wires get connected to the black wire and what wire to the white wire of the new dimmer switch?

kentvw
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring

Can you post the maker and part number of your new switch?

jgpmsp
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring

The switch is from Rejuvenation.com, Item # EM6152 made by Classic Accents, model S90DM

canuk
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring
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I am replacing an old push botton with a new push buttom dimmer switch.

Is the old push button also a dimmer ?

jgpmsp
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring
canuk wrote:

Is the old push button also a dimmer ?

The old switch is not a dimmer.

kentvw
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring

Classic Accents does not provide a spec or on line install sheet that I could find. Did it come with an installation sheet or diagram on the box it/if it came in?

jgpmsp
Re: new dimmer push switch - old wiring
kentvw wrote:

Classic Accents does not provide a spec or on line install sheet that I could find. Did it come with an installation sheet or diagram on the box it/if it came in?

No install sheet included in the box.

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