Converterjoe Posted December 28, 2020 Share Posted December 28, 2020 (edited) I'm upgrading my 2002 Signature's G-4 halogen lights to LED. Purchased dimmer switches that are LED compatible to replace the originals. The new dimmer switches have 12V in (+ and -) and Out to Lights (+ and -). However, the existing dimmer switch has only 3 connections. In (+); Ground (1); and Lights. I'm assuming that the single common ground is fine. Here is what I don't understand: With the dimmer switch in the off position, using a multi-meter with the positive lead to "In" and the negative lead to the common "Ground" it registers 12v as expected. With the positive lead to "Lights" and the negative lead to the common "Ground" it also registers 12v. Why is the output hot when the switch is in the off position??? It operates the halogens as expected. What am I missing? Thanks in advance for any help. UPDATE: For clarification, I'm adding pictures of the switches I'm attempting to swap. I'm clueless how to proceed. The original switch has 2 wires each on the GND and +12V lugs. Edited December 30, 2020 by Converterjoe Add pics and clarify problem. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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