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My AC seems to be incompatible with the rth2300 thermostat,

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it blows the 3 amp...
My AC seems to be incompatible with the rth2300 thermostat, it blows the 3 amp low voltage fuse. I removed the thermostat and connected a switch to connect red (hot) to green & yellow (compressor and fan) and it works fine. I've cycled several times without the fuse blowing. I tried 2 RTH2300s so it seems like it has to be the thermostat. Got a suggestion for an alternate thermostat please?
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HVAC Technician: Daniel Plourde, HVAC Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hi i am dan I can help you with this, it is very strange for that to happen but not surprising for a honeywell thermostat. I would recommend an aprilaire or pro iaq thermostat I rarely have problems with those 2 brands. You can pick whatever model you prefer if you have just a conventional ac system.
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I ordered one of the aprilaire thermostats. Hopefully I'll have better with with it. Thanks.
HVAC Technician: Daniel Plourde, HVAC Technician replied 1 year ago
Ok let me know if that works for you or if you need help with installing it.
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