20 Most Recent Leviton 8599 GFCI Receptacle - Page 2 Questions & Answers

This has to be the gfi, They are designed to kick out at the slightest hint of of a short or power to ground. I personally have had a few bad experiences with the 15 amp GFI recepticles, and have upgraded to an industrial style 20 amp model which is still acceptable for code here. Check your local electrical codes before doing this, and make sure it is the first recepticle in the circuit.

Leviton 8599... | Answered on Jan 19, 2010

is there another light in the vacinity or is the light in question itself pointed at the photocell. most likely scenarios are that the light is pointing at its own photocell so when it is off the photosell senses dark and turns it on but then when light comes on tricks photocell into thinking it is daylight,check position of photocell and adjust away from light source if problem persist could be ballast going bad

Leviton 8599... | Answered on Oct 10, 2009

typically, the transformer fails. As bulbs become older, the power to run them goes way up, overloading the transformer....

Leviton 8599... | Answered on Sep 26, 2009

how old is it ? GFI's internal parts wear out,can't be fixed.all three receptacles are being protected by the one w/GFI

Leviton 8599... | Answered on Sep 21, 2009

usually means you have the hot and ground wires on the wrong screws..black wire on copper screw, white wire on silver screw and green wire on green screw.really need to fix the issue or the gfciwill not protect you

Leviton 8599... | Answered on Sep 21, 2009

It's two single pole switches with a removable jumper on one side. With jumper intact, you connect the hot feed to a either screw of the jumper which I belive are brass colored screws.

Then the two induvidual switch poles are the silver screws. Connect fan motor to one and fan light to the other.

If that doesnt work for you, take a picture of the switch and connections and another of wires in fan box and post here.

Leviton... | Answered on Apr 09, 2020


Yes, but appears to be non-serviceable... and its probably just a 3.2vdc lithium coin battery inside the case yet they decided to make it so you have to buy a replacement every 10+yrs. Crack it open and see (dill off any rivet heads).

Leviton... | Answered on Feb 18, 2019

what do you know as "regular " bulbs
are they low energy or incandescent

Leviton... | Answered on Oct 11, 2018

Replace it. They fail and and that is not uncommon. good luck

Leviton... | Answered on May 20, 2018

red never connects to black as that is power to neutral if wired correctly
get in a qualified electrician to check the wiring and help you install the unit

Leviton... | Answered on May 01, 2018

yes, take the white wires off the switches and splice them all together with a wire nut. Run a hot wire to each of the switches and then run the switch leg (black) from each of the fixtures to be controlled to each of the dimmers.

Leviton... | Answered on Dec 18, 2017

If the two load screws are connected with a tab that is the power in side. The color wires are the load.

Leviton... | Answered on Nov 03, 2017

Seems to be a common problem, you're not alone ( read amazon 1 star reviews). They are $22.00 so you will to dispose of it, if
Leviton will not warranty it.

Leviton... | Answered on Oct 27, 2017

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