Leviton 1755 Triple Rocker Switch Decora - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


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Leviton 1755... | Answered on Mar 24, 2013 | 169 views


1) Copy following link to see wiring diagrams:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-switches.html#triple

2) There are two basic wiring type, depending if power wire and neutral arrive in switch box first, or power wire and neutral arrive in ceiling box.

3) Most homes, the power wire is in ceiling box.
In this case, a minimum of 4 wires are needed between ceiling box and switch.

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Leviton 1755... | Answered on Dec 09, 2012 | 496 views


The switch that you have works like 3 seperate switches. most of these switches will have gold screws
on one side and silver screws on the other side, lets say that the left is gold and the right is silver, and
the switch may also have a green screw for ground. your 12/2 with ground is your main hot, you may
want to mark it with a piece of tape, so you know it's the incoming hot. the ground off your hot will tie,
to the green screw on switch and continue and tie to your vent light which should also have a ground
the white coming off the hot is your neutral, it will go straight to your white or whites on your heater.
the black hot wire at your switch will go to each gold terminal on one side of the switch,there are two
ways you can do this, go to one side and just run a jumper, or put one wire on each gold screw and
tie in to your hot-black wire with a wire nut. now for the switch legs, you will need to run from your, switch
to your heater either another pair of 12/2s or a 12/3, each side of the switch that has one silver screw,
it's easier with a 12/3 normally a 12/3 will have a red,black,white,and ground.
top switch red to red on heater,black to black on light and the white blue on the vent,so from your switch
to the heater you would have to run a12/2 you would not use the black only the white and ground.
remember the white-neutral coming from the switch will be tied to all the whites at the vent,light,heater
except for the 10/3. the 10/3 is used stricktly for the switch legs. good luck!

Leviton 1755... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011 | 547 views


You could use 3 brown single-pole despard switches
Otherwise I cannot find source for triple rocker in brown.

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Leviton 1755... | Answered on May 09, 2011 | 278 views


Hello sam. the incandescent only notation is there so that you do not use it with fluorescent or the newer compact fluorescent or LED bulbs. The reason for the double-gang wall box is the wiriing code. you aren't supposed to have more than 4 wires in a single-gang box. Often, the double-gang box is used with a single cover plate top plate. Please do follow the electrical code as not doing so can be a hazard and can void your fire insurance. Joe

Leviton 1755... | Answered on May 07, 2011 | 97 views


Hello sandman, STOP!! Dont do anything else until you kill the bathroom breaker in the breaker box
located by your elect meter. Got it off? Now get a shop light, flashlight, even a lamp w/ext cord.
Position the light so you can see the wires coming out of the wall for switch. The black wires are
the hot ones & the white ones are the return(no power) You have wired your new switch incorrectly
causing the breaker to trip. Check how you have wired the new switch. You neeed one black & one
white wire for each function of the switch. If there is a green wire, it,s for grounding the switch.
Some newer switches have install info stamped on the switch. Kinda hard to see sometme.
Let me know. Happy wiring.......................dansky66

Leviton 1755... | Answered on Mar 27, 2011 | 190 views


I suggest you cut 3 pigtails out of your black wire (about 5-6" each and strip them so you can put a nut to tie them all together on the main wire, then do the same for your grounds using green 5-6" strips of wire and then connect all 3 switches with the pigtails to their proper locations. This WILL fix your problem.

Leviton 1755... | Answered on Mar 09, 2010 | 1,782 views


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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 | 45 views


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

Leviton... | Answered on Oct 11, 2018 | 52 views


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

Leviton... | Answered on May 20, 2018 | 161 views


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 | 77 views


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 | 116 views


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 | 308 views


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 | 587 views


the 5641 is a dual switch for three way and single pole. If you want the switches to operate the CF. Connect the power to one of the two screws on the right side as you face the switch. then connect one wire to the screw on the bottom left side. connect the other screw to one of the two screws on the top left. This assumes the Red and Black you mentioned are the switch legs going to the CF.

Leviton... | Answered on May 01, 2017 | 211 views


You need to verify if there are two wires coming to the wall switch from the receptacle. One should be power in, the other should be power out to the receptacle.

Leviton... | Answered on May 01, 2017 | 313 views

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