It dims the Cree LED bulbs great. Hello - Pretty much at my wit's end with this problem. Make sure the blue wires are not grounded or shorted to any other wires. Here's how we'd describe some of those symptoms: 1. Problem: Cause: Remedy; No lights at all. The dimmer switch must be rated for the amount of watts that will be controlled. Or your LED lamps may simply flicker or flash when paired with certain dimmer switches. In order to reply to a post or start a new thread, you will need to register : click the Register link above to proceed. 7.4.1 RF Dimmer Troubleshooting . The Maestro takes the place of your standard "On-Off" light switch. Modern dimmer switches can save energy and light bulbs, but they are damaged more easily than the auto-transformers and rheostats that had been used to dim lights before Spira's invention. By pushing the dimmer switch button repeatedly, you can toggle … There is just one problem... no matter how I install the wires the switch always tuns off in wrong position. Drop out Typically, LED dimming problems occur because the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing or, more specifically, the LED lamps aren’t in sync with the controls, or dimmer switches. A common issue with LED dimmability is sudden turn on or turn off when you try to adjust light levels with your dimmer switch. Check out our Wiring Wizard for step-by-step instructions, videos, and wiring diagrams (including 3-way) for installing a dimmer. Reset breaker, check for shorts. Dimmer switches come in several configurations, incandescent or fluorescent, and single-pole or three-way. I have a 3 way circuit controlling a 120v rope lighting feature, as well as a halogen MR16 uplight on a fireplace mantel. Circuit breaker tripped. The Lutron Maestro is an advanced dimmer switch that allows you to program custom dimmer functions for your light. (Nice coincidence with the power outage). The rope lighting plugs into a hidden outlet which is switched by the circuit. I bought the $20 Lutron Dimmer Switch (TGCL-153PH-WH) from my local big box hardware store. Dimmer switches have come a long way since 1961, when Joel Spira invented the first electronic dimmer switch. I believe this problem is a matter of compatibility with the LED lights and with the Light Switches. I found the problem- as I was searching for a replacement dimmer on the Lutron website I closely examined the faceplate and discovered the FASS switch at the bottom- my four-year-old had turned both switches off! Electronic dimmer switches are solid-state devices. Or you may have "dead areas" as you slide your dimmer switch. My entire house is Lutron Maestro MA-600 and MA-1000 dimmers, so I'm familiar. 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