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I have a Rheem 41-20804-15 thermostat, changing to a Honeywell

Customer Question

I have a Rheem 41-20804-15 thermostat, changing to a Honeywell RTH3100c. Yep, I have a heat pump. Hooked it all up but get no system response.

On Rheem:
G-green
R-red
B-blue
O-empty
Y-yellow
W2&E-white with jumper
X-brown
L-empty

On Honeywell:
E&Aux-white with jumper
Y-yellow
G-green
O-empty
L-empty
R-red
B-blue
C-brown

I must be doing something wrong? Would really appreciate some good imput.
Thanks!
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Douglas replied 4 years ago.
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Douglas :

bear with me a moment while i get the wiring


 

Customer:

ok

Douglas :

when you switch the fan to on, does the indoor fan come on?

Customer:

i'll check

Douglas :

ok...i'll be here

Customer:

yes it does

Customer:

the blower is so dirty that it is hard to tell

Customer:

just bought the house

Douglas :

wow..ok so the fan comes on.

Douglas :

but the outdoor unit does not?

Customer:

nope

Douglas :

ok...switch the fan back to ato and switch it to cooling and turn it down and tell me what happens

Customer:

came on! I fiddled with the jumper and tried b4 turning on the fan

Douglas :

can I ask why you replaced the thermostat?

Douglas :

the outdoor unit came on?

Customer:

was told that the rheem needed to be replaced. it had to be manually turned on and off

Customer:

outdoor is on!

Customer:

geez. it was just the jumper i suppose

Douglas :

sounds like you have the midas touch.

Customer:

or you are just a good luck charm

Douglas :

well, I am that, but it usually doesnt work without me rubbing my rabbits foot

Douglas :

You dont have to accept, I didnt do anything....

Customer:

ive never used this before. so...

Customer:

but i really do appreciate you being available!

Douglas :

im here for ya.... get that fan cleaned up

Customer:

will do. Thanks so much!

Expert:  Douglas replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Douglas replied 4 years ago.
your welcome

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