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My name is ***** ***** Ferguson I'm trying to hook up a

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Hi My name is ***** ***** Ferguson I'm trying to hook up a new light switch I have. http://www.amazon.com/Leviton-DZS15-1LZ-Decora-Controls-Capable/dp/B00LEWQYHG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1460409131&sr=8-1&keywords=leviton+zwave+switch zwave. My current light switch has 1 green and 2 black. Trying to figure out how I should go about it.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I just really want to swap my normal switch. Which is has just 1 green (ground) and 2 black. To this new zwave switch that asks for 1 green(ground) 1 black 1 white 1 red it's a Single Pole setup.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.
Is there a set of at least 2 white wires in the wall switch box, joined by a wire nut, or taped over the splice?