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    I have a very old dimmer that I would like to replace as it doesn’t work. It is in the same box as another switch that controls a different light. The dimmer used to control a fan but we replaced the fan with only a light. The dimmer is the only switch that controls the new light. The dimmer only has two red wires. If it is a single pole why would there be two red wires? One red connects to a hot attached to the other switch in the box. If I buy a new single pole how should it be hooked up? Thanks

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    I am closing this thread in accordance with forum rules. This forum is intended for use by electricians and electrical contractors, inspectors, engineers, and vendors with their job-related duties. We are not allowed to provide how-to advice to persons who are not employed in this industry, or persons who do not perform electrical installation or maintenance as part of their jobs.
    Charles E. Beck, P.E., Seattle
    Comments based on 2017 NEC unless otherwise noted.

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