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Can you take a picture of the thermostat or give me the model number?
alright are you currently on? Ill be on most the night and we can talk about it?
I will try my best. I am actually on call, So I could be called out and will be out working. If I am home ill be on!
well alright, Bad news the thermostat is basically a 2 wire set up.... Which means its a communicating thermostat.
The one you have is basically the first edition of the 2 wire communicating made by carrier! The new ones that are wireless /communicating are similar but have usually 3-5 wires.
I haven't seen a model thats wifi that a 2 wire set up that can communicate....
TO make that happen its going to require quite a bit of changing wires around. You will need to gain access to a few parts of the equipment's control boards so I can see the wires coming into furnace and a.c
I install the new technology daily and will tell you if you can afford it and your equipment can handle it its worth checking into with your local hvac dealer, These arent home depot/lowes thermostats. There amazing.
Ill be on and off throughout the day so just reach out to me and ill try and respond :)
Mike, did you read thru what I sent?
Retire the system completely like complete new system, That I can't help ya with.
Regarding if your talking about retire the thermostat and put in a wifi model and rewire things, That all depends on what your circuit board looks like at the furnace and how much your ok with re wiring things (If its possible)
A nest really isn't that great of thermostat, I go on more calls and see more complaints on any other thermostat!
If you were gonna go with any Sensi or a honeywell works great but you just gotta have the wires which you dont currently.
Getting back to the circuit board, SOME were set up to to be able to be wired by a standard thermostat or what you have a 2 wire communicating t-stat.
IF you can get a picture of that board for me where the wires hook up and just a picture of the board that will help me explain it better, BUT remember its going to involve rewiring somethings.
Alright, Well do me a favor because it may time out before then, If you can at least log in sometime next week and just make a comment and Ill comment back just to keep it active.
Im thinking we can figure this out now, No ac off that thermostat correct?
So at the thermstat you took pictures off control the ac as well?
yeah then were missing something on here on where things hook up. Because the 2 wires you showed on the thermostat is either 2 things. ONE being a communicating thermostat that goes to a circuit board at furnace that does the changing from a/c-furnace.
Two being a heat only thermostat which I thought thats what it was but its obviously not
are you still needing help with this issue?
Has this been solved were going to time out the conversation soon