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Douglas, HVAC Technician
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i have an american standard thermostat and hvac system. the

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i have an american standard thermostat and hvac system. the thermostat went blank yesterday with no digital display. Currently there is no heat in the home.
we tried the circuit breaker with no success.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Douglas replied 7 years ago.
If you take the thermostat off the subbase... Can you short the R-W and get any heat to come on? (you can turn furnace off, move the White wire to the Red terminal and turn it back on to test. If it works, you will need a new thermostat... remember moving this wire is for testing purposes.
Expert:  Douglas replied 7 years ago.
I will be back in an hour or so to check on you...