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Only some LED lights are designed to work with a dimmer. Check with the lamp manufacturer. If the LED lamp contains an internal transformer, the Leviton 6793 says it can't be used.

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Look at product number again to see if numbers posted are correct.
Also include what type of device this is: rotary dimmer? slide dimmer? touch dimmer? Switch? single-pole application or 3-way? And include what you are replacing.

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