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I cant cant my white rodgers 1f80-261 thermostat to start heat/ac/

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i cant cant my white rodgers 1f80-261 thermostat to start heat/ac/ or fan batteries are working
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Customer: i cant get my white rodgers 1f80 261 thermostat to start my heat/ac/fan
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Customer: batteries seem to be working
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Gaztech replied 7 months ago.
Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue.If my initial response doesn’t answer your question then let me know and we can continue our conversation.NOTE: I can only get paid for assisting you if you click FINISHED and RATE ANSWER after you are satisfied with answer.Are you ready?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
yes
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
hi
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i am ready for answer
Expert:  Gaztech replied 7 months ago.
HY, OK we need to determine if you have 24v power coming from you furnace to the t-stat, do you have a volt meter?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
no
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
are we out of options
Expert:  Gaztech replied 7 months ago.
OK well that is a essential tool for doing what you want me to help you do,So lets try this, remove t-stat face plate to access the wires and bypass terminal R an G to see if furnace fan goes on
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
sorry i am not very well versed in hvac term can you be a little more detailes what is t stat face plate and how do i locate terminal r and g
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i figured out how to access the wires but not sure how to bypass terminal r and g
Expert:  Gaztech replied 7 months ago.
Take a shot wire like a paper clip .. and join terminal R and G together , that is where all the t-stat wire hook in to your t-stat, leave it there and listen for blower fan going on
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
i believe this is way out of my league will have to call a pro down
Expert:  Gaztech replied 7 months ago.
Hope all goes well with your issue.LukeCan you click Finish and rate my service for trying to help you, this way I can be credited for helping you

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