Question about Maestro Lutron Dimmer 600 Watts Ma-600-wh
1) Overview of product indicates it dims by electronics (they say saves 15% electricity)
The electronics might be bad
2) Load types
Different dimmers are made to work with different types of lighting
Depending on your model number, the type of load may be a factor
3) Total load
A regular 15 amp light switch carries 1440 watts
If you have the 600 Watt dimmer, load wattage should not exceed 600W >>> add up total bulb wattage
4) Lutron seems to have about 60 different manuals
A quick look at the wiring seems straightforward 1-1 wiring replacement with ordinary switch
Did you connect ground wire to green screw on dimmer?
5) If the dimmer and load requirements match with the dimmer you own, I think the problem might be a short .... exactly where the short is located is solvable by testing the lights and timer and surrounding circuits with a multi-tester >>> the testing would start at the dimmer.
6) All considered, you could replace the dimmer with another one from Home Depot and see if same problem persists.
Posted on Oct 16, 2010
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