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Old 02-20-2013, 04:27 PM   #1
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


is this a thermostat problem? or how should i go about fixing this, its boiling hot in here!

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Old 02-20-2013, 04:37 PM   #2
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


Did it every work correctly?

Did you install the thermostat yourself?

Did you buy a conbination heating and cooling thermostat and hook up the furnace control leads to the cooling terminals (turns on when the termperature goes up)?

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Old 02-20-2013, 05:11 PM   #3
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


yes, no, and there is the cooling option, but no ac here, and i did not hook it up
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:55 PM   #4
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


is there some way i can check to see? or a way to test it? it is set to heat right now...
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


sorry i don't know if it ever worked correctly, were just renting and the landlord isn't really smartthere fore thinks it works even when i explain its broken.... but hes nice so i don't wanna push him to repair it, i'd rather deal with it myself... it would be faster I'm sure
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


T stat is hooked up backward.
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furnace only turns on when 75 degrees or higher


Post brand and model number of thermostat.
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sorry i don't know if it ever worked correctly, were just renting and the landlord isn't really smartthere fore thinks it works even when i explain its broken.... but hes nice so i don't wanna push him to repair it, i'd rather deal with it myself... it would be faster I'm sure
So if you burn the place down by doing work, as a renter, you want to be responsible?

It's his responsibility as a land lord! Have him call a qualified tech and make repairs that's why you pay rent?

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