Just completed a kitchen reno and want to update the old dial type
thermostat. I purchased a digital (non-programmable) thermo from local
Same one here:
The old one was controlling two baseboard heaters in the kitchen and
working fine. I removed the old thermo and 4 wires...2 red and 2
black. The thermo was connected to one red and one black and the other
two were morreted together.
The new digital thermo has 2 wires as well, so I just swapped out with
the same wiring config and morreted together. I thought all was fine
until I realized the heat just stays on. The manual's troubleshooting
section just says its wired incorrectly.
Can anyone offer any guidance?
On Aug 3, 11:01 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Sorry...should clarify a bit...
The old thermo has 2 wires. from the wall there was 4 wires...2 red
and 2 black. The old thermo was connected to one red, and one
black...the other red and black were morreted together.
On Aug 3, 12:09 pm, email@example.com wrote:
Wow...never thought of that...you were so helpful!
The manual...which is really a sheet doesn't offer much help in my
situation...hence the reason why I posted here.
Amazes me that people take the time to post useless posts like yours.
Anyone else care to chime in..?
As another poster said, disconnect the 'stat and see if the heat stops.
But before that you should check something important. Sometimes with baseboard
heaters, they run 120 or 240V directly to the
thermostat instead of using a 24V control circuit.
You should get your hands on a multimeter and check this because if it's a high
voltage circuit a) you can get electrocuted
and b) a special thermostat will be needed.
On Fri, 03 Aug 2007 06:01:32 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
So I have to ask, if the new one has no added features, why are you
Save your money for your kids' college, your medical expenses not
covered by insurance, and so you don't have to depend on your children
for money after you retire. Or just give it to charity.
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