20 Most Recent Leviton 1755 Triple Rocker Switch Decora - Page 7 Questions & Answers


Review old switches:
Two old switches > each has 2 wires
Old switch 1 > Red and White
Old switch 2 > Black and White
The same white wire connects to both switches, so effectively they count as 1 wire
This means you have 3 wires ... 1 White, 1 Red, 1 Black
Each switch controls a separate load (light, fan, motor)

New Leviton double-rocker switch:
-Leviton has 2 Brass-colored screws on one side, and these screws are connected together by a brass plate >> your Hot wire will connect to brass screw
-Leviton has 2 Silver-colored screws on other side, and neither of these screws are connected in any way >> the wires going to each load will connect on a different screw on this side of switch.

Hot wire: Each box in your house has exactly 1 hot wire that is connected back to breaker box. This is true for all boxes (excluding boxes that have a 3-way & 4-way switches).
We need to identify Hot wire.

-By code the Hot wire is black for identification purposes ... but your box sounds like maybe the Hot wire is White.
-If your Hot wire is white, that is NOT an immediate safety issue ... it will not cause a fire or malfunction ... it is a code violation ... because code requires things be uniform so next electrician knows what previous guy did. So some day, electrician working outside grabs wrong color wire, and wow. I say this so you know.

Moving on.

Identify Hot wire:
-Pull 3 wires up so they can be tested
-Turn on power
-Use ordinary tester, or old lamp with plug cut off and wires stripped back
-Tape tester lead to sticks so hands are away from voltage
-Power is on. Don't stand in water or touch metal pipes, and you're fine.
-You have 3 wires in box + ground wire
-Test all 3 wires to bare ground wire >> when tester lights up, that is Hot wire ... testing is complete

Connect wires to Leviton double-rocker:
-Power is OFF.
-You have 3 wires - 1 White, 1 Black, 1 Red >> one is Hot wire, the other two wires go to load
-Hot wire connects to Brass-colored screws on new Leviton.
-Brass colored screws are connected together by a brass plate so the Hot does not need to connect to both brass screws.
-The other two wires connect to Silver screws on other side of new Leviton switch
-One wire goes to each silver screw
-Connect bare ground wire to green screw.
-Push wires back into box. Use eraser end of pencil if needed.
-Make sure ground wire is back and away from screws on switch
-That's it.

Leviton... | Answered on Sep 30, 2010


what type of dimmer switch is it.

Leviton... | Answered on Jan 09, 2010


If there is an electrical specialty store in your area, i would remove the switch and take it there. They may be able to help in either replacing or rebuilding it. That sort of control is not difficult to recreate, but it is an uncommon feature. A good electronics tech can show you how and get you the parts to do it. i am NOT talking about Radio Shack. i mean a mom and pop shop that specializes in electrical and electronics.

i hope this helps
matthew

Leviton... | Answered on Nov 19, 2009


Questions to answer so I can answer/resolve your problem:

1) Is this a rotary style dimmer?
2) Is it a toggle or slider type?
3) Is this on a 3-way circuit (that has 2 or more switches that can turn the lights on or off)
4) Is this on a single switch circuit?
5) Is this a brand new dimmer switch?
6) Is this an old dimmer switch?
7) Are the light bulbs in the spots regular incandesant or halogen bulbs?
8) Are the light bulbs in the spots CFL (compact flouresent lamps)?

With this information, I can tell you what the problem is:

If you answer "YES" to #1, and or #6 then the dimmer is faulty and should be replaced.

If you answer "YES" to #8, then you have the wrong dimmer for the bulb type, as CFL's require a specific dimmer type in order to dim them.

Please provide some more info and maybe we can help you figure out what's wrong.

Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

Leviton... | Answered on Aug 22, 2009


One side of the switch has Brass screws, and the other has nickle screws. there is usually a small brass bridge between the upper, and lower switch screws on the brass screw side. if you are feeding both from a common power source leave the little brass bridge in place, and screw on of the screws in all the way. Put the energised wire under the other brass screw. Bare copper wire goes to the green screw. The power will be transferred to the nickle screws through the corresponding switch. put the wire to the fan on one, and the light on the other. Presto.

Leviton... | Answered on Aug 17, 2009


not familier with this model but yes sounds like its wired incorrectly, usually on a 2 way switch you will only have 1 live comming in, it will feed common in, the bottom 2 will connect too the bottom 2 on the other switch in opposite order then the common on the other switch will fed the light.

Leviton... | Answered on Aug 15, 2009


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Leviton... | Answered on Aug 04, 2009


No need to break the tab... that' on the power IN side of the switch..
You only need one power in (in most cases).
The power outs are separated already.. one goes to your first load and the other will go to the second.
The white wires are your common and are hooked together with the other whites in the box... don't hook them to the switch.
Hope this get's ya all connected... let me know if you need more assistance.
K

Leviton... | Answered on Jun 19, 2009


The generator does not operate in accordance with the specified technical conditions, such as too high stator voltage, iron loss increases; if the load current is too large, the copper loss of the stator winding increases; if the frequency is too low, the cooling fan speed becomes slow, affecting the heat dissipation of generator; the power factor is too low, so that the rotor excitation current increases, resulting in the rotor heating. Check whether the indication of monitoring instrument is normal. If it is abnormal, necessary adjustment and treatment must be carried out to operate the generator in accordance with the specified technical conditions.

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Electrical... | Answered on May 29, 2020


Exhaust black smoke
The main causes of exhaust pipe blackening are less air in the cylinder, more fuel, incomplete or untimely combustion of fuel. Therefore, when checking and analyzing faults, look closely around this point to find out reasons. Check cylinder by using the method of oil cut, the first distinction is that the individual cylinder is not working well or all cylinders are not working well. If the black smoke disappears when a cylinder stops working, then the black smoke is caused by the bad work of individual cylinders. The reasons can be found from the bad work of individual cylinders.

The main reasons are:

A. Poor nozzle operation

The injection pressure of the injector is too low, the nozzle drips oil, the spray quality is not good and the oil droplet is too strong, all of which will cause the diesel fuel to burn incompletely. Therefore, in the detection of diesel engine cylinder knocking sound, exhaust sound uneven, that is, fuel injection problems, should be immediately checked and adjusted injection nozzle.

B. The fuel injection pump adjusts the tooth rod or the adjustment rod stroke is too large, resulting in too much fuel supply.

C. Valve clearance does not meet requirements, resulting in insufficient air intake.

D. The contact surface between the plunger sleeve of the injection pump and the valve seat is not sealed, or the locking screw of the regulating ring of the fuel injection pump or the loosening of the plunger adjusting arm cause the imbalance of the fuel supply and lead to intermittent black smoke emission.

More supports, please see on www.dieselgeneratortech.com

Electrical... | Answered on May 29, 2020


Do normal maintenance first, like oil, oil filter and air filter and then let it firts warm up before applying a load.

Electrical... | Answered on May 29, 2020


You have posed a very vague question with no details about the application and have even omitted to tell us whether you have a generator set or whether you have the alternator and wish to build your own generator set?

In the case of a generator set the requirements and precautions will be found in the owner's instruction handbook.

Electrical... | Answered on May 29, 2020


If you need to have a diesel generator set in future, please refer to www.dieselgeneratortech.com

Electrical... | Answered on May 25, 2020


If you need to have a diesel generator set in future, please refer to www.dieselgeneratortech.com

Electrical... | Answered on May 25, 2020


Hello, friend, you can check the user manual or ask the supplier who provide the genset to you.

Electrical... | Answered on May 25, 2020

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