If so, then have them come out and give the system a once over check. When I installed it replaced an old mechanical type of thermostat that needed only 4 wires. W - This is the thermostat terminal for heating. Seems like the answer is no. E — There is no universal color used for this terminal designation but this should be wired directly to the heating relay or the E terminal on a terminal strip board in the air handler or package unit if you have a heat pump package unit.
Make sure your t-stat wire is in the correct positions and that you have not removed the jumper wire at the t-stat. For the thermostat wiring colors code for this terminal if equipped consult with the installer or trace the wire out to the source. This will result in differences involving the B and O wires, usually. And by the way, if it was a common wire it would blow a fuse or transformer when the W terminal energized. I figured transformer was burnt any suggestions?????? You are likely okay with the standard colors like Yellow, Red, Green, and White.
Now that its finally getting hot, I turn the air on and nothing worked. If you do switch back and the outdoor air temperature sensor is more than ten years old I would test it for calibration to make sure it is accurate. And, can I change the settings so that the Aux Heat comes on below 20 instead of 30? From your description it appears the old thermostat used batteries and had no common connected. Installed properly it provides the best air flow with the lowest turbulence inside the duct. You will find it on the thermostat menu or in the thermostat category. Plus I found a site by doing a google search that explained thermostat control wiring pretty decently.
First is the American Standard Wiring. Wired unit to thermostat and to 2 ton heat pump condenser low voltage r hot from condenser to stat to airhandler g fan stat to air handler green black. Provided none of the wires are touching you should get infinity on all colors. You'll need a minimum of six wires from the thermostat to the air handler, and a minimum of five wires from the outside unit to the air handler. Some manufacturers provide terminal strip boards.
This is how they should be connected. Second, I had a Trane system installed last year with with a 4 zone Honeywell Controller. Make sure you do not make these same mistakes others make. The Goodman is three years old and was installed with a Braeburn standard thermostat. Obviously this wire is used to run the fan in air handler when the tstat is put in fan mode.
Personally, if it was my house, I would go with several smaller systems over one big zoned system. The signal needed to get an accurate temperature is sensitive to electromagnetic forces from other wiring inside the structure. In my haste I put both the blue wire and the orange wire into this slot. I am guessing with a Goodman, the blue wire will be common and the orange wire will be the reversing valve if you have a heat pump. For heat pumps I run 18-8 thermostat wire which is. Claims for damage, either shipping or concealed, should be filed immediately with the shipping company. Normally, the red and white tie to the 2 control wires of the contactor.
Oh, and check your main wiring schematic before hiring someone to hook up your thermostat. Y — This is the terminal for and goes to the compressor relay. If you do not know what you are doing then please call a professional for a few reasons; as mentioned there is high voltage in the equipment and can be hazardous to your health. Or is there a special communication going on that the comfortnet thermostat interprets and controls the fan? Are the above configurations correct? Leave a comment in the box for me. The blower motor does not seem to ramp down as I think it would with only one zone calling. The fix could be something very simple or it could something very complex. Wrap it around the bundle and wire as instructed.
If in the future you have issues you will have an extra wire. Most noteworthy, the wire colors on the transformer will be different than the thermostat wires. Is one of the white wire and black wire for Aux, whereas the other is for emergency? Just those 4 wires and that jumper wire. My question is he said, his low voltage wire to the 2 stage heat sequincer relay are hanging free in the unit and are not connected. For instructions and great tips on how to wire a thermostat please see our. X or Aux - There is no universal color used for this thermostat terminal designation but this should be wired directly to the heating relay or the Aux terminal on a terminal strip board in the air handler or package unit if you have a heat pump package unit. It is measured in Amperes Amps , as well as can only flow when a voltage supply is attached.
If I add them to R and Y, nothing happens. Attach that wire to the C terminal at both the new thermostat and the control board. X or Aux — This terminal is for back-up on a heat pump and allows for auxiliary heating from the usually located in the air handler. I travel a lot and can turn things on and off from afar. Special shielded wire is used for this run and completely separate form the other thermostat wires.