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PROJECT - Recently replaced two ceiling light fixtures with (4) Easy-Up 6 in. Deep Baffle Color Selectable Canless LED Recessed Kit, made by Commercial Electric. Also installed new switches; lights operated by two 3-way switches, one Lutron Diva dimmer and one standard.

PROBLEM - When either 3-way switch is flipped, the two recessed lights on the left come on extremely weak and flicker, regardless of dim level. The two recessed lights on right work fine, no problems. Also, if you flip either 3-way switch off/on quickly the weak lights (on left) flicker bright one time, then come on fine. If lights are turned off for more than 10 seconds, then problem is back. Turning off/on in under 10 seconds all 4 lights work fine.

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Is it possible the LEDs are bad, maybe dimmer is bad or not compatible? Or should I go back and recheck every wire connection? Thanks for any help/advice.

  • There have been many problems with incompatible dimmers. Try removing the dimmer from the circuit and see how the lights function. – JACK Jul 26 at 21:18
  • What are the blue wires doing? What is the function of the yellow wires? – Harper Jul 26 at 23:20
  • Was worried about. I’ll try removing the dimmer, thanks. – joshw Jul 29 at 13:40
  • Yellow is my white wire and blue is ground, didn’t have a green pen color, sorry for the confusion. Blue (ground) in diagram is grounded to junction box between the two sets of LEDs. – joshw Jul 29 at 13:45

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