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hello, my name is ***** ***** i would love to help you get this 3 way switch figured out :)
You determined that in box 1 you had a black and white from the panel and a black white and red. Are these all the wires in box 1?
may i have pictures of the electrical boxes and splice points?:) this will help me help you.. also, what manufacturer and model dimmer do you have?
i am guessing you dont have a multimeter.. did the 3 way switch function correctly from both locations before the old dimmer failed?
From the box with the panel feed the hot wire(black) should go to the black terminal. and the black and red from the black red white bundle should go on the gold screws. The whites together. In box 2 the black wire from the light will go to black on the dimmer, the black and red from the "black red white" bundle will each individually go to the red wires coming off the dimmer. Whites together. This is a typical 3 way set up
if that does not work you will need a multi meter.
hey boss, were you able to get the three way dimmer working?:)