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I have a single pole switch on where the power source goes to the light first. It works. When I replace the switch with a dimmer switch, the light won't come on at all

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Sam I
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Hello, what kind of light is it? LED, flurescsnt, incandescent? Also what is the brand and model of the dimmer?
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
the test light is incandescent. the switch is a Lutron Skylark Contour. the test flip switch that works is also a lutron
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