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I am replacing a 3 Way switch (master) and remote dimmer with Decora Smart devices. The master has the correct wires to install the smart 3-way dimmer master. The remote box had a dimmer device with a line?, travel, ground and another wire (load?) that did not connect to any of the wires in the master box. The remote box does not have a neutral wire. Instead, the ground wire is tied to the neutral wires in both boxes.

My 2 questions: 1) How do I find and detach the neutral to ground connection if needed? 2) Can I use the other black wire (former load?) as a neutral wire. The Leviton Decora Remote (DD00R-DLZ) does not required a load connection because the traveler signals the master box to turn on/off the circuit?

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    Ground/neutral problem may be a biggie. Can you upload pictures of the wires going to both of the existing 3-way switches? – manassehkatz-Moving 2 Codidact Jan 28 at 23:15
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    Can you post photos of the wiring in both boxes, please? – ThreePhaseEel Jan 29 at 0:12
  • The trick with 3-way circuits is you don't get to decide which one is master and which one is remote. The wiring in the walls decides that for you. – Harper - Reinstate Monica Jan 29 at 4:42
  • Leviton has other models that don’t require a neutral. But you can change your wiring. Where is your feeder? It may be at the light fixture itself by the way you stated with a line? We need to know where things are to get them wired properly. – Ed Beal Jan 29 at 18:12

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