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Wiring leviton 6161T switch

Do the blacks go to hot wires and green goes to ground

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: I have a leviton 057 with 2 black wires and 1

house has a black and a white line and a ground commper, dimmer has two black and a green
How do I know which blck lead goes to white and which goes to black? One lead is shorter than the other.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Trimatron 3 way push on off dimmer switch

One wire is the common and the other two are the travelers.The trick is to find which one is which.... If you can see into the electrical box check to see if one of the red wires and the black wire are from the same cable, if they are then more than likely those two wires are the travelers; you can also look at the other switch and see which two wires are on the brass colored screws, those would also be travelers. The common is usually the wire that is on the black colored screw. Once you figure out which wire is your common, I'm thinking that it is one of your red wires, you would attach that wire to the black wire on the dimmer and the other two wires to the 2 red wires on your dimmer.

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Have a Leviton dimmer with red, black and green

You are correct in assuming green is the ground and connects to bare copper wire. Black is always the HOT wire and should be attached to the black wire. Red wire connects to white wire.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

SOURCE: i have a black and white wire to hook to. leviton

The blue wire is the switched hot wire coming from the leviton.
So:
black hot/source to black leviton -- blue leviton to black for light fixture or black "line" on GFI -- all whites connected together.

Charlie

P.S. If the GFI is only powering a light fixture, it is not needed.

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Leviton Decora five button electronic timer.

You need to have a pair of white wires wirenuted and shoved in the back of the box. White to white, black to the hot and blue to the load on the second black. Some of these have a yellow wire for three way connections.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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Dear Dean,
Generally speaking, black indicated "hot", like the color of "burnt". White indicates the color of ground. ( ice or snow)
One of your black wires should be "incoming" ( that means have electricity in it NOW", and the other one would go to where the item was that was timed.
After you find which wire is "hot", the other black wire goes to the opposite side of the switch.
You may need to reverse the black wires if it is wired backwards to the ":on" & "off" readings.
The ground would be the white wire.
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Almost!
the black screw is the "common" so the hot wire or the colored wire (usually black or red) bringing power in goes on to the black screw and all white wires (neutral) get connected together. you need to verify which wire has constant power when all wires are disconnected and separated first.

*White wires all connected together separate of the switch
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Leviton PR180 is a single-pole or 3-way motion activated light switch.
Resources:
http://www.leviton.com/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?item=452283§ion=10892&minisite=10026

The green connects to bare ground wire.
The yellow-red is not used EXCEPT to replace 3-way switch. Cap off yellow-red wire when wiring single-pole.

Your single pole switch has two black wires.
One black wire is Hot from breaker, and the other black wire goes to Load.
Turn power on, and test each black wire to bare copper wire. Tester lights up on Hot wire.

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Electrician test wiring before connecting anything.
First of all, you don't mention what type of switch was replaced.

1) Leviton 6230 countdown timer is made to replace single-pole light switch only.
Single pole is where 1 switch controls the Load (light fan motor)

Your wiring sounds like 3-way switch.
3-way is where 2 switches control same Load.
For example a hallway usually has 3-way switches.

To confirm. If old switch has 1 dark screw, 2 brass screws, and 1 green screw, then that is 3-way switch. Use Leviton LTB15, LTB30, LTB60, LTB02, LTB12 countdown timer for 3-way.
Smarthome sells product and shows .pdf manual
http://www.smarthome.com/4255/Leviton-LTB60-1LZ-4-Button-10-20-30-60-Minute-Countdown-Timer-Switch/p.aspx


2) If old switch has 2 brass screws and 1 green screw then that is single-pole switch.

3) If you are replacing single-pole switch, here are testing & wiring instructions for Leviton timer.
Remove device and separate wires for testing.
Use ordinary two wire tester.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks so hands are away from power.
Do not untwist wires that were twisted together before you started.
Turn on power.
Test each wire to bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on Hot wire. This wire will connect to timer black wire.
Now you know Hot wire.
Test Hot wire to each of the other wires, excluding bare ground wire.
Tester lights up on neutral. Timer white wire connects to Neutral wire.
If box does not contain Neutral wire, then timer white wire connects to bare ground.

Timer green wire connects to bare ground wire.
Timer red wire connects to wire going to Load.

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